group B streptococcus


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group B streptococcus

Streptococcus agalactiae A streptococcus classified into 7 capsular serotypes, which is the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in neonates; GBS affects 1.8/1000 infants aged ≤ 90 days, and causes morbidity in ≥ 50,000 pregnant ♀/yr–US; it is a major pathogen of nonpregnant adults, affecting 2.4-4.4/105
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4% of term infants with GBS disease are born to women who have had negative cultures for Group B Streptococcus.
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