Serotype-specific acquisition and loss of group B streptococcus recto-vaginal colonization in late pregnancy.

Maternal recto-vaginal colonization with Group B Streptococcus (GBS) and consequent vertical transmission to the newborn predisposes neonates to early-onset invasive GBS disease. This study aimed to determine the acquisition and loss of serotype-specific recto-vaginal GBS colonization from 20-37+ we...

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Main Authors: Gaurav Kwatra, Peter V Adrian, Tinevimbo Shiri, Eckhart J Buchmann, Clare L Cutland, Shabir A Madhi
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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