Management of group B streptococcal disease in pregnancy.

  • Vern L. Katz
  • Published 1993 in Clinical obstetrics and gynecology

Abstract

GBS is a bacterium that may cause devastating disease. The puzzle of GBS management revolves around the fact that the organism colonizes 15-30% of women, yet produces infection in only 1-3% of the women who are colonized. Neonatal infection is acquired from the maternal genital tract. It ascends across the cervix into the amniotic cavity and also may be… (More)

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