Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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The terms "Streptococcal Group B invasive disease" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Invasive group B streptococcal disease in the elderly, Minnesota, USA, 2003-2007.
 

Author(s): Neelay J Kothari, Craig A Morin, Anita Glennen, Delois Jackson, Jane Harper, Stephanie J Schrag, Ruth Lynfield

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2009 Aug;15(8):1279-81.

 

In Minnesota, incidence of invasive group B streptococcal disease was 3 times greater in older adults in long-term care facilities than in older adults in community settings (67.7/100,000 vs. 21.4/100,000) during 2003-2007. The overall case-fatality rate was 6.8%, and concurrent conditions ...

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2009

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Increasing burden of invasive group B streptococcal disease in nonpregnant adults, 1990-2007.
 

Author(s): Tami H Skoff, Monica M Farley, Susan Petit, Allen S Craig, William Schaffner, Ken Gershman, Lee H Harrison, Ruth Lynfield, Janet Mohle-Boetani, Shelley Zansky, Bernadette A Albanese, Karen Stefonek, Elizabeth R Zell, Delois Jackson, Terry Thompson, Stephanie J Schrag

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2009 Jul;49(1):85-92.

 

Group B Streptococcus (GBS), traditionally considered to be a neonatal pathogen, is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults and among those with underlying medical conditions. We used population-based surveillance to examine trends in adult GBS disease during ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2009

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Alpha C protein-specific immunity in humans with group B streptococcal colonization and invasive disease.
 

Author(s): Pia S Pannaraj, Joanna K Kelly, Marcia A Rench, Lawrence C Madoff, Morven S Edwards, Carol J Baker

Journal: Vaccine. 2008 Jan;26(4):502-8.

 

Alpha C protein, found in 76% of non-type III strains of group B Streptococcus (GBS), elicits antibodies protective against alpha C-expressing strains in experimental animals, making it an appealing carrier for a GBS conjugate vaccine. We determined whether natural exposure to alpha ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2008

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Genetic Susceptibility to Severe Streptococcal Infections
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Invasive Streptococcal Infection; Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease; Invasive Group B Streptococcal Disease; Necrotising Fasciitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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