Tag: GBS

The rates of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) bacteremia recurrence in infants with an initial course of late-onset infection who received shortened and prolonged IV antibiotic therapy were 1.8% and 2.3%, respectively. There was no significant difference in the adjusted absolute difference between these 2 rates. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. During the 1990-1998 study period, which included the 1996 initiation of national Group B Streptococcus guidelines, a significant, 65% decrease in early-onset neonatal disease was observed. 2. During the study’s final year, an estimated 3900 early-onset neonatal GBS cases along with 200 early- and late-onset neonatal deaths were...