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Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease Medications

Definition of Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease:

Group B Streptococcus is a type of bacteria that causes illness in people of all ages. Group B strep disease in newborns most commonly causes infection of the blood, pneumonia, and sometimes meningitis. About 25% of pregnant women unknowingly carry group B strep in the rectum or vagina. Group B strep in pregnant women can be prevented.

Drugs associated with Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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