Group B streptococcal disease in the United States, 1990: report from a multistate active surveillance system.

@article{Zangwill1992GroupBS,
  title={Group B streptococcal disease in the United States, 1990: report from a multistate active surveillance system.},
  author={Kenneth M. Zangwill and Anne Schuchat and Jay D. Wenger},
  journal={MMWR. CDC surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. CDC surveillance summaries},
  year={1992},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          25-32
        }
}
Group B streptococcal (GBS) disease is the most common cause of neonatal sepsis and meningitis in the United States. It is also an important cause of morbidity among pregnant women and adults with underlying medical conditions. Because most states have not designated GBS disease as a reportable condition, previous estimates of the incidence of GBS disease were based on studies from single hospitals or small geographic areas. This report summarizes the results of population-based active… CONTINUE READING
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