Neonatal early-onset Streptococcus agalactiae disease and maternal risk factors: A six-year retrospective study

M. Parea, A. Goglio, N. Natale, G. Pasinetti, G. Orefici, C. Von Hunolstein, G. Amuso, P. A. Bertuletti, M. Cappato, R. Cavadini, M. R. Pelucchi, A. Raglio, M. Teani, M. Casini Lemmi, A. Centa, P. Moscatelli, S. Papadia, A. Storace, E. Alemani

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Abstract

Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) is an important cause of neonatal sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis. Prevention is based on intrapartum prophylaxis administered to colonized mothers in presence of one or more risk factors. The correlation between the presence of 4 maternal risk factors (gestation length

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-193
Number of pages7
JournalAlpe Adria Microbiology Journal
Volume3
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1994

Keywords

  • neonatal infections
  • risk factors
  • Streptococcus agalactiae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Parea, M., Goglio, A., Natale, N., Pasinetti, G., Orefici, G., Von Hunolstein, C., Amuso, G., Bertuletti, P. A., Cappato, M., Cavadini, R., Pelucchi, M. R., Raglio, A., Teani, M., Casini Lemmi, M., Centa, A., Moscatelli, P., Papadia, S., Storace, A., & Alemani, E. (1994). Neonatal early-onset Streptococcus agalactiae disease and maternal risk factors: A six-year retrospective study. Alpe Adria Microbiology Journal, 3(3), 187-193.