Time for rapid testing for streptococcus B during labourBMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3368 (Published 15 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3368
- William J Olver, medical microbiologist1
- 1NHS Tayside, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
As McCartney points out,1 screening for group B streptococcus at 35-37 weeks of pregnancy omits the preterm babies most at risk of the infection. An additional problem is that …
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