Prevention of group B streptococcal infection in newborns

April 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/2/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p928
Academic Journal
Presents recommendations from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care for screening for group B streptococcal (GBS) colonization. Forms of GBS infection in infants; Preventive strategies, including universal screening of pregnant women; Potential harms and benefits; Recommendations by groups such as the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.


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