Invasive Group B Streptococcal Disease in South Africa: Importance of Surveillance Methodology.

Data on neonatal group B streptococcal (GBS) invasive disease burden are needed to refine prevention policies. Differences in surveillance methods and investigating for cases can lead to varying disease burden estimates. We compared the findings of laboratory-based passive surveillance for GBS disea...

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Main Authors: Vanessa Quan, Jennifer R Verani, Cheryl Cohen, Anne von Gottberg, Susan Meiring, Clare L Cutland, Stephanie J Schrag, Shabir A Madhi
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2016-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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