Group B streptococcal bacteremia in non-pregnant adults.

  title={Group B streptococcal bacteremia in non-pregnant adults.},
  author={Po Yen Huang and Ming Hsun Lee and Chien Chang Yang and Hsieh Shong Leu},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  volume={39 3},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE An increasing incidence of group B streptococcus (GBS) infection in non-pregnant adults has been noted in recent years. To understand the incidence, clinical characteristics, and outcome of GBS bacteremia in non-pregnant adults, we conducted a retrospective study at a tertiary teaching hospital in Taiwan. METHODS This retrospective analysis included 94 non-pregnant adults (age >/=18 years) with GBS bacteremia hospitalized between January 2001 and December 2003… CONTINUE READING


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