Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Guillain-Barré syndrome

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According to the company, the GenePOC GBS LB is indicated for identification of Group B Streptococcus from LIM broth enrichments of vaginal/rectal specimen swabs obtained from pregnant women.
The charity said many pregnant women do not feel adequately informed about GBS.
GBS is the most common cause of severe infection in newborn babies, including sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis, and therefore requires urgent in-patient treatment with intravenous antibiotics.
Accurate and timely identification of GBS carriage is essential for appropriate prophylactic treatment during labor.
One Brazilian study, published more than a decade ago, described GBS as the pathogen responsible for 50% of culture-proven EOS.
During January-July 2016, the median monthly case count of persons with suspected GBS and no evidence of Zika virus infection or pending laboratory results, by month of onset of neurologic signs, was three (range = 1-5).
The odds ratio for influenza vaccination in the 6 weeks prior to GBS was 1.
When CDC officials released the new Zika data for Puerto Rico, they said they knew of five people in Puerto Rico who tested positive for Zika and had developed GBS.
We are proud to be applying our expertise now to the GBS sector.
Worldwide, the highest incidence of invasive GBS disease is reported in SA; [9] this is likely to contribute to the high neonatal mortality rate and our subsequent failure to reach the targeted goal of reducing under-five childhood mortality (Millenium Development Goal 4).
The GBS Antenna Reduction Initiative will eliminate the need to procure and install a dedicated GBS antenna and the associated antenna controller unit.
We compared the net impact of receiving a seasonal influenza vaccine versus not receiving the vaccine on a person's risk of acquiring GBS.