Group B streptococcal (GBSS) newborn septic shock model: the role of prostaglandins.

@article{Short1988GroupBS,
  title={Group B streptococcal (GBSS) newborn septic shock model: the role of prostaglandins.},
  author={B L Short and Marilea K Miller and Jie Pan},
  journal={Progress in clinical and biological research},
  year={1988},
  volume={264},
  pages={333-6}
}
Group B beta hemolytic streptococcal sepsis has many of the characteristics of gram negative sepsis (Hellerqvist, et al., 1981). This is further shown in the model developed for this study. The newborn piglet septic model developed for this study appears to be an adequate model for group B, beta-streptococcal sepsis characterized by the development of significant hypotension by six hours. As with human sepsis, this model develops hypoglycemia, hemoconcentration as noted by the increased… CONTINUE READING