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Group B Streptococcal Infections

Group B Streptococcal Infections: Introduction

Group B Streptococcal Infections: Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacterium that causes illness in newborn babies, pregnant women, the elderly, and ... more about Group B Streptococcal Infections.

Group B Streptococcal Infections: "Strep" bacteria that may affect newborns and the immune-compromised; compare strep A. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Group B Streptococcal Infections is available below.

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Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacterium that causes illness in newborn babies, pregnant women, the elderly, and adults with other illnesses, such as diabetes or liver disease. GBS is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborns. (Source: excerpt from Group B Streptococcal Disease (GBS) General: DBMD)

Definitions of Group B Streptococcal Infections:

A bacterium which causes mastitis in cattle and occasionally in man. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Group B Streptococcal Infections is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Group B Streptococcal Infections, or a subtype of Group B Streptococcal Infections, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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