publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Revisiting the Need for Vaccine Prevention of Late-Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease: A Multistate, Population-Based Analysis

Lee H. Harrison; Stephanie J. Schrag; Hannah T. Jordan; Susan Petit; Janet C. Mohle-Boetani; Ann Thomas; Ruth Lynfield; Monica M. Farley; Shelley M. Zansky; William Schaffner; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2008
Abstract
Background:Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis for neonatal group B streptococcal disease (GBS) effectively prevents disease among infants <7 days old, but there are no prevention strategies for late-onset GBS disease (onset on days 7–89 of life). We describe trends in late-onset GBS over a 16-year p
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Medical Subject Headings: reproductive and urinary physiologybacterial infections and mycosesbacteria
free text keywords: Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health, Microbiology (medical), Infectious Diseases, Population based, Recien nacido, Streptococcaceae, biology.organism_classification, biology, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Streptococcal disease, Group B, Antibiotic prophylaxis, Disease, Late onset, business.industry, business
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