Group B streptococcus infection in pregnancy.

  title={Group B streptococcus infection in pregnancy.},
  author={Hung N Winn},
  journal={Clinics in perinatology},
  volume={34 3},
Group B streptococcus (streptococcus agalactiae), a gram-positive coccus, is one of the major causes of maternal or neonatal severe infection and sepsis. Maternal infection associated with GBS includes acute chorioamnionitis, endometritis, and urinary tract infection.