Study points to need for Group B Strep vigilance in newborns

03/21/2013 | Minnesota Public Radio

Health experts in Minnesota are expressing concern regarding an increase in cases of a drug-resistant form of Group B Streptococcus called serotype IV. The strain made up 16% of neonatal cases in 2010, according to a study published in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. Researcher Dr. Patricia Ferrieri highlighted the importance of watching for signs of drug-resistant Group B Strep in an infant's first days of life.

View Full Article in:

Minnesota Public Radio

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Medical Device Reimbursement Specialist - Regional
Alcon
Fort Worth , TX
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel - Healthcare Law Group
Genentech
94080, CA
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX