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Slide Sets

Revised Guidelines for the Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal (GBS) Disease were recently released from CDC. These 2010 guidelines were developed using an evidence-based approach in collaboration with several professional associations.*

Below are slide sets to assist in implementing the 2010 guidelines.

Clinical Slide Set

Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention: For Clinicians

Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention: For Clinicians

Clinical Slide Set [5.14 MB, 53 slides] | PDF [1.52 MB, 53 pages]
Slide presentation geared towards obstetric and neonatal healthcare providers that covers the background on epidemiology of perinatal GBS disease, impact of prevention efforts since 2002, rationale for revisions to the 2002 guidelines, and recommendations in CDC's 2010 guidelines.

Note: This is a downloadable PowerPoint file and each slide includes brief speaker notes.(Updated 11/2010)


Laboratory Slide Set

Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention: Procedures for Laboratories

Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention: Procedures for Laboratories

Laboratory Slide Set [4.1 MB, 54 slides] | PDF [2.26 MB, 54 pages]
Slide presentation geared towards laboratorians that covers CDC's 2010 recommendations for laboratory processing of prenatal group B strep specimens, including photos outlining GBS identification and susceptibility testing methods.

Note: This is a downloadable PowerPoint file and each slide includes brief speaker notes.(Updated 11/2010)

*American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

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