[Materno-fetal colonization by group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus and neonatal meningitis].

@article{Castelli1987MaternofetalCB,
  title={[Materno-fetal colonization by group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus and neonatal meningitis].},
  author={Giovanni Castelli and G Pilotti and Vivian Tullio},
  journal={Giornale di batteriologia, virologia ed immunologia},
  year={1987},
  volume={80 1-12},
  pages={263-6}
}
Two cases of purulent meningitis by Group B streptococci are reported. The bacteria agents were clearly transmitted transplacentally from mother to child. The bacteriological and clinical data are reported and discussed in relation to international literature.