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Group B Streptococcus (group B strep) is a type of bacteria that causes illness in people of all ages. Also known as GBS, group B strep disease is the most common cause of severe infections in newborns that can be deadly, 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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