What should I know about Group B Strep and Pregnancy?

What 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...

How 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...

Why should I test for Group B Streptococcus

Group 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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The 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...

Approx 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...

Screening 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...

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

Raise 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...

July 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....

Mummymitchell’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...