The prevalence of Group B Streptococus recto-vaginal colonization and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in pregnant mothers at two hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Woldu2014ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of Group B Streptococus recto-vaginal colonization and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in pregnant mothers at two hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia},
  author={Zufan Lakew Woldu and Tatek Gebreegziabher Teklehaimanot and Sisay Teklu Waji and Mahlet Yigeremu Gebremariam},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Group B streptococcus (GBS) has been implicated in adverse pregnancy outcomes. GBS recto-vaginal colonization rates significantly vary among different communities and geographic locations. Limited data is available on the prevalence and effects of GBS recto-vaginal colonization among pregnant mothers in developing countries like Ethiopia. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of GBS recto-vaginal colonization among near term pregnant mothers and the antimicrobial susceptibility… CONTINUE READING

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