Prevention of group B streptococcal neonatal disease revisited. The DEVANI European project

@article{RodrguezGranger2012PreventionOG,
  title={Prevention of group B streptococcal neonatal disease revisited. The DEVANI European project},
  author={J. Rodr{\'i}guez-Granger and J. C. Alvargonzalez and A. Berardi and R. Berner and M. Kunze and M. Hufnagel and P. Melin and A. Decheva and G. Orefici and C. Poyart and J. Telford and A. Efstratiou and M. Killian and P. Krizova and L. Baldassarri and B. Spellerberg and A. Puertas and M. Rosa-Fraile},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={2097-2104}
}
  • J. Rodríguez-Granger, J. C. Alvargonzalez, +15 authors M. Rosa-Fraile
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
  • The purpose of this paper was to present the current knowledge on the prevention of group B streptococcus (GBS) neonatal infections and the status of prevention policies in European countries and to present the DEVANI pan-European program, launched in 2008. The aim of this program was to assess the GBS neonatal infection burden in Europe, to design a new vaccine to immunize neonates against GBS infections, to improve the laboratory performance for the diagnosis of GBS colonization and infection… CONTINUE READING
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