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Prevalence rate of group B streptococcal colonization among women in labor at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital.
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PMID:  21079981     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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OBJECTIVE: This study aims to determine the prevalence of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization in laboring women. SETTING: Delivery room at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital (KAUH), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective. METHODS: Rectal and vaginal swabs were taken from low-risk women at two occasions the first around 33.5 ± 1.6 weeks gestational age and the second when they present in labor. RESULTS: 326 parturient women were examined during the study period. The overall intrapartum prevalence maternal GBS colonization rate was 31.6% at the mean gestational age 39.2 ± 2.5. CONCLUSION: The prevalence of intrapartum GBS colonization increase as women approach term.
Authors:
Tarik Y Zamzami; Anas M Marzouki; Hassan A Nasrat
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-11-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, tarikzamzami@hotmail.com.
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