Group B Streptococcus exposure and self-limited respiratory distress in late preterm and term neonates.


BACKGROUND Self-limited respiratory distress is a common neonatal respiratory morbidity for which effective treatments are lacking. Supportive care with non-invasive respiratory support is the norm. Animal models suggest that intrapartum exposure to group B Streptococcus (GBS) may cause mild pulmonary hypertension in the neonate, resulting in self-resolving… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000353453


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