Study: Preterm neonates have a high rate of late-onset strep

01/7/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Preterm neonates have a high rate of group B Streptococcus late-onset disease infections and most get them from their mothers, Italian researchers reported in Pediatrics. These neonates have a higher mortality rate, and researchers said earlier presentation of late-onset disease means a higher risk of meningitis and death.

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