Morbidity related to maternal group B streptococcal infections

@article{Muller2006MorbidityRT,
  title={Morbidity related to maternal group B streptococcal infections},
  author={Anouk E. Muller and Paul M. Oostvogel and E. Steegers and P. Joep D{\"o}rr},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={85}
}
  • Anouk E. Muller, Paul M. Oostvogel, +1 author P. Joep Dörr
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
  • Group B streptococcus is known to be a leading cause of neonatal infection, but less appreciated is the fact that it causes maternal infection also. Maternal group B streptococcal infections during pregnancy and delivery threaten not only the mother, but the child as well. Postpartum infection, such as mastitis, bacteremia, sepsis, meningitis, endometritis, and wound infections are hazards to the mother. We describe the various maternal group B streptococcal infections, their characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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