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Dangerous beginnings.

Abstract

Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a common bacterium that can cause severe illness in newborn babies. The risk of GBS being passed from a mother to her baby is highest during labour or delivery and there are calls for all pregnant women in the UK to be screened for the infection.

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  • Authors

    Lynch E

    Source

    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987) 26:33 pg 25

    MeSH

    Anti-Bacterial Agents
    Diagnostic Tests, Routine
    Genetic Predisposition to Disease
    Humans
    Infant, Newborn
    Infant, Newborn, Diseases
    Streptococcal Infections
    Streptococcus agalactiae

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    22616266