new prenatal screening guidelines

Boyd-Greene, Brittni
November 2002
Baby Talk;Nov2002, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p77
States that all pregnant women should be screened for Group B streptococcus (GBS), a type of bacteria that can live in the vagina and rectum without causing any symptoms. Estimated percentage of pregnant women who are carriers of GBS; Estimated number of babies infected with GBS each year as of 2002; Information on detecting the condition; Symptoms of GBS in babies.


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