Quantifying long-term health and economic outcomes for survivors of group B Streptococcus invasive disease in infancy: protocol of a multi-country study in Argentina, India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa [version 2; peer review: 1 approved, 2 approved with reservations]

Sepsis and meningitis due to invasive group B Streptococcus (iGBS) disease during early infancy is a leading cause of child mortality. Recent systematic estimates of the worldwide burden of GBS suggested that there are 319,000 cases of infant iGBS disease each year, and an estimated 147,000 stillbir...

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Main Authors: Proma Paul, Simon R. Procter, Ziyaad Dangor, Quique Bassat, Amina Abubakar, Sridhar Santhanam, Romina Libster, Bronner P. Gonçalves, Shabir A. Madhi, Azucena Bardají, Eva Mwangome, Adam Mabrouk, Hima B. John, Clara Sánchez Yanotti, Jaya Chandna, Pamela Sithole, Humberto Mucasse, Patrick V. Katana, Artemis Koukounari, Lois M. Harden, Celine Aerts, Azra Ghoor, Shannon Leahy, Sibongile Mbatha, Sarah Lowick, Sanjay G. Lala, Justina Bramugy, Charles Newton, A. K. M. Tanvir Hossain, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Philipp Lambach, Mark Jit, Joy E. Lawn
Format: Article
Published: F1000 Research Ltd 2021-07-01
Series:Gates Open Research
Online Access:https://gatesopenresearch.org/articles/4-138/v2