TITLE

Prevention of group B streptococcal infection in newborns

PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/2/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p928
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6455262

 

Related Articles

  • The Prevalence and the Risk Factors of the Cervical Colonization by the Genital Mycoplasmas among Pregnant Women from Eastern Croatia. Ružman, Nataša; Miškulin, Maja; Rudan, Stjepan; Bošnjak, Zinka // Collegium Antropologicum;Mar2013, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p135 

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the genital mycoplasmas cervical colonization among the pregnant women from the Eastern Croatia and to evaluate its correlation with the demographic and the behavioural risk factors. Study was conducted from March 2010 to April 2011 at the...

  • 35-Plus and Pregnant. Wallace, Sue // Parenting;Jun/Jul2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p60 

    Deals with the complications that can be faced by women who are pregnant at age 35 and up. Gestational diabetes; High blood pressure; Genetic abnormalities.

  • Sentenced to bed. Ganske, Mary Garner // Parenting;Apr99, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p124 

    Presents the stories of three bed-bound women on how they successfully made it through their pregnancies. Feeling of the need to be there when the other children needed help according to Carrie McFall; Reading of books and talking on the phone as a way to relieve boredom for Laura Pearlman;...

  • Use of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 for retrospective diagnosis of amniotic fluid embolism in first trimester. Wernet, Anne; Luton, Dominique; Muller, Françoise; Ducarme, Guillaume // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Feb2014, Vol. 289 Issue 2, p461 

    A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with the case of a 27 year old female patient who developed amniotic fluid embolism in the first trimester of her pregnancy.

  • Why we shouldn't screen pregnant patients for BV. Faro, Sebastian // Contemporary OB/GYN;May2002, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p136 

    Explores the relationship between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and poor pregnancy outcome. Reason for not warranting a screening of pregnant women with symptoms of BV; Primary component of BV; Background of medical studies involving antibiotic treatment for BV and its effect on pregnancy outcome;...

  • EVALUATION OF NUGENT SCORE AND EACH AMSEL CRITERIA IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS. H., Azura; I., Adibah; A. R., Rosliza; M. N., Siti Suraiya; I., Fauziah // Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences;Jan2006 Supplement, Vol. 13, p203 

    PURPOSE : The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) among pregnant women using Nugent's criteria as a standard method of diagnosis. The second objective is to compare the agreement between Amsel criteria and Nugent score in the diagnosis of BV. METHOD : A...

  • Bacteria promote preterm delivery. Klitsch, Michael // Family Planning Perspectives;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p148 

    The article reports on the study conducted to pregnant women in England investigating on the effect of bacterial infections to the risk of having premature labor or miscarriage. Women subject to the study were screened for infections in their urogenital organs and result of the study shows that...

  • Bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy. Mead, Philip B.; Dinsmoor, Mara J.; Gibbs, Ronald // Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2000, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p37 

    Discusses studies on screening and treating pregnant patients for bacterial vaginosis (BV). Pathophysiologic mechanisms by which BV might cause adverse perinatal outcomes; Data supporting screening and treatment for BV; Risks to the treatment of BV.

  • Prevalence rate of group B streptococcal colonization among women in labor at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital. Zamzami, Tarik; Marzouki, Anas; Nasrat, Hassan // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Sep2011, Vol. 284 Issue 3, p677 

    Objective: This study aims to determine the prevalence of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization in laboring women. Setting: Delivery room at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital (KAUH), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Study design: Prospective. Methods: Rectal and vaginal swabs were taken from low-risk...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics