Streptococcus agalactiae infections in non-pregnant adults: single center experience of a growing clinical problem.

@article{Falagas2006StreptococcusAI,
  title={Streptococcus agalactiae infections in non-pregnant adults: single center experience of a growing clinical problem.},
  author={Matthew E. Falagas and Evangelos S Rosmarakis and Iraklis Avramopoulos and Nikolaos C Vakalis},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 11},
  pages={CR447-51}
}
BACKGROUND Group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) has been traditionally considered a major pathogen in neonates and pregnant women. However, there is accumulating concern about its significance in non-pregnant adults too. MATERIAL/METHODS To study Streptococcus agalactiae infections in non-pregnant adults in a 354-bed general tertiary center in Athens, Greece, we analyzed retrospectively collected data from patients with Streptococcus agalactiae isolates during a 5… CONTINUE READING

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