GBS infection in adults - Group B Strep Support - group b strep nonpregnant adult

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Group B streptococcus bacteremia in nonpregnant adults. group b strep nonpregnant adult


Abstract. Group B streptococcal (GBS) disease in nonpregnant adults is increasing, particularly in elderly persons and those with significant underlying diseases.

○Nonpregnant adults – GBS is increasingly recognized as a cause of bacteremia without a focus, sepsis, soft tissue infections, and other focal.

The incidence of invasive group B Streptococcus rose among nonpregnant adults between and , particularly among those with.

GBS colonisation. GBS is a normal bacterium which is carried by % of UK adults, most commonly in the gut, and for up to 25% of women.

When GBS infection occurs in adults, it's usually (but not always) in those easily treated to very serious, particularly in non-pregnant adults.