Group B Strep Screening

17 SepGroup B Strep screening – GBS3 Trial in UK


This landmark NIHR-funded clinical GBS3 trial aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of GBS infection in new-born babies. The UK…

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Strep B Test UK

25 AugStrep B infection in babies – The signs to look for.


Group B Strep infection in babies Testing to know if you are a carrier of Group B Strep (GBS) is important….

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strep b test UK

13 AugTest designed specifically to detect Group B Strep


Strepelle is the most accurate Group B Strep test kit currently on the market. It is designed specifically to detect Group…

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05 AugGroup B Strep Testing


The different types of tests for Group B Strep Carriage.  Make sure you take the right test.   The UK currently…

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What should I know about Group B Strep and Pregnancy?

29 JulWhat I should know about Group B Strep and Pregnancy?


What is Group B Strep? This bacteria lives in the intestines, rectum, and vagina of 20-40% of women in the UK…

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28 JulHow to Test for Group B Strep


What is the test for Group B Streptococcus? Testing for Group B Streptococcus (Group B Strep or GBS) is not routinely…

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Why should I test for Group B Streptococcus

24 JulGroup B Strep why should I test when pregnant?


Why should I test for Group B Strep? Carrying Group B Streptococcus has no symptoms. Taking a test is the only…

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Strepelle Group B Strep Teddy

07 JulThe importance of testing for Group B Streptococcus


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 Group B Streptococcus bacterium


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

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02 JulTesting 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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