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For Pregnant Women

Mother and infant, MMWR cover

Group B Streptococcus (group B strep, GBS) is a type of bacteria that causes illness in people of all ages. It is the most common cause of some life-threatening infections in newborns, but it can be prevented.

2010 Prevention Guidelines

2010 MMWR

View the 2010 Guidelines, available as printer-friendly 36-page PDF or web pages.

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GBS app that provides patient- and scenario-specific guidance consistent with 2010 Guidelines.


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