The 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...

Approx 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...

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...

Lucy Mitchell Strepelle review

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

Naomi’s story

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

Have 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...