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 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Emerging trends in the epidemiology of invasive group B streptococcal disease in England and Wales, 1991-2010.
 

Author(s): Theresa L Lamagni, Catherine Keshishian, Androulla Efstratiou, Rebecca Guy, Katherine L Henderson, Karen Broughton, Elizabeth Sheridan

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Sep;57(5):682-8.

 

Few cross-population studies examining the epidemiology of invasive group B streptococcal (GBS) disease have been undertaken. To identify longitudinal trends in the burden and characteristics of infections, national surveillance data on diagnoses in England and Wales from 1991 to 2010 were analyzed.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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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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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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