Group B Streptococcal Disease

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is one of the major causes of severe maternal and neonatal infections and sepsis. GBS screening by culture or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is used to identify the presence of GBS in the vaginal/rectal area of a pregnant woman prior to delivery.

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Content Review: 
May 2018

Last Update: November 2019