Updates in prevention policies of early-onset group B streptococcal infection in newborns

Invasive disease owing to group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a major cause of illness and death among newborns. Maternal GBS colonization of gastrointestinal tract and/or vagina is the primary risk factor for neonatal GBS early-onset disease (EOD). In Europe and America, there are marked declines in neo...

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Main Authors: Yao Zhu, Xin-Zhu Lin
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2021-09-01
Series:Pediatrics and Neonatology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875957221000875