The Burden of Invasive Neonatal Group B Streptococcal (gbs) Disease in Thailand and the Philippines.

Abstract

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of meningitis and sepsis in infancy, but burden of disease data are scarce for Asia. We performed two hospital-based, prospective, descriptive, observational studies using similar protocols in the Philippines and Thailand to evaluate neonatal GBS disease epidemiology. Infants aged <90 days with a GBS-positive… (More)

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@article{VillanuevaUy2015TheBO, title={The Burden of Invasive Neonatal Group B Streptococcal (gbs) Disease in Thailand and the Philippines.}, author={Ma Esterlita Villanueva-Uy and Pimol Srisuparp Wongsiridej and Varaporn Sangtawesin and Vivina Chiu and Veronica Tallo and Nancy Nazaire-Bermal and Hans Ludwig Bock and Marianne C. Cunnington and Cassandra Nan and Irving Charles Boudville}, journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health}, year={2015}, volume={46 4}, pages={728-37} }