Prevent Group B Strep App for Obstetric and Neonatal Providers

Streamlines Guidelines Interpretation

“Prevent Group B Strep” is a standalone application that provides patient-specific and scenario-specific guidance consistent with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Committee Opinion: Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Early-Onset Disease in Newbornsexternal icon. The app generates customized guidelines based on user input of patient characteristics.

With this app, you can:

  • Answer questions about your patient
  • Receive specific patient management guidance based on the scenario you have entered
  • Obtain appropriate antibiotic regimens for obstetric patients requiring intrapartum prophylaxis

Download the App

Download “Prevent Group B Strep” free for iOS and Android devices.

Updates: Changes in the guidelines and enhancements to the app itself will be released through app updates.

Peer Tested and Endorsed

The app was developed in collaboration with and endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Intended users include those providing obstetric care (e.g., obstetricians, nurse-midwives, family practitioners, neonatal nurses).

Use the “Prevent Group B Strep” app to achieve better implementation of evidence-based guidelines to prevent cases of GBS disease.

User feedback is encouraged. If you have suggestions for improving the app, please e-mail RDB@cdc.gov.

Access the GBS Tool from the Web

If you do not have a device that supports the app, you can access a web version when connected to the internet through a mobile device or computer. If you use the web version of “Prevent Group B Strep,” we recommend adjusting the screen size to look like a smartphone for a better user experience.

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