[Group B streptococcus colonization during pregnancy and prevention of early onset of disease].

@article{Larcher2005GroupBS,
  title={[Group B streptococcus colonization during pregnancy and prevention of early onset of disease].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Sad Larcher and Florencia Capellino and Roxana De Giusto and Claudia Travella and Fabian Gomez Balangione and Gustavo Luis Kreiker and Hernan Prats Cardona and Abel Z{\'a}rate and M. Garcia Vilaro and Daniela Quintanilla Hernandez and Guillermo Ruiz Orrico},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={201-6}
}
Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the most frequent cause of early onset of neonatal sepsis. Case-fatality rate is 6-20% for newborns. Neurological sequel occurs in 30% of survivors. In 1996, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that obstetrics providers should adopt either a culture-based or a risk-based approach for the prevention of this disease. The aim of this… CONTINUE READING
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