07 JulThe importance of testing for GBS


The importance of testing for Group B Streptococcus Group B Streptococcus is a leading cause of early onset neonatal infection, resulting…

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03 JulApprox 25% of pregnant women carry the GBS bacterium


What is GBS? Group B streptococcus (GBS) (Group B Strep) bacteria is one of many bacteria that can be present in our…

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02 JulScreening Mothers for Group B Strep saves lives


Testing for Group B Strep can save lives Mothers tested GBS positive should be offered Intravenous antibiotics in labour to reduce…

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Strepelle - Home to laboratory testing for Group B Strep (GBS)

01 JulRaise Awareness of Group B Strep in Pregnancy


Strepelle want all expectant parents to test or get ready to test for Group B Streptococcus (also known as Group…

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29 JunJuly is Group B Strep awareness month


July is international Group B Strep (GBS) Awareness Month. GBS is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies….

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19 NovMummymitchell’s review of our Group B Strep test


Read how Mummymitchell, a first time expectant mother, included our Group B strep test in her “Big baby buys” list…

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25 JulLucy Mitchell Strepelle review


Lucy Mitchell Strepelle review Group B Strep (GBS)  is the leading cause of newborn infection in the UK. 1 in 4…

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25 JulNaomi’s story


I am one of the lucky mums. My daughter caught Group B Strep infection from me and she survived. I bled…

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12 JulHave you tested for Group B Strep?


Why test? It is good to know if you carry Group B Strep (GBS) during pregnancy. GBS is more common than…

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09 JulPilot shows that screening mothers for Group B Strep saves babies


Testing for Group B Strep can save lives A Group B Strep (GBS) screening pilot at Northwick Park hospital resulted in…

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