Burden of invasive group B Streptococcus disease and early neurological sequelae in South African infants.

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of neonatal sepsis and meningitis. We aimed to evaluate the burden of invasive early-onset (0-6 days of life, EOD) and late-onset (7-89 days, LOD) GBS disease and subsequent neurological sequelae in infants from a setting with a high prevalence (29.5%)...

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Main Authors: Ziyaad Dangor, Sanjay G Lala, Clare L Cutland, Anthonet Koen, Lisa Jose, Firdose Nakwa, Tanusha Ramdin, Joy Fredericks, Jeannette Wadula, Shabir A Madhi
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4388823?pdf=render