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Group B Strep Prevention (GBS, baby strep, Group B streptococcal bacteria)

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Clinical Issues and Introduction to the New Guidelines (PPT 674 KB / 55 slides)

Slide presentation geared towards health professionals that covers background on the epidemiology of perinatal GBS disease, the impact of prevention efforts in the 1990s, the rationale for revisions to the 1996 guidelines, and the recommendations in the CDC's 2002 guidelines. This is a downloadable powerpoint file and each slide includes brief speaker notes.
(This is a downloadable Powerpoint file with brief speaker notes.)

Laboratory Processing of Prenatal Group B Strep Specimens (PPT 2.1 MB / 32 slides)

Slide set presenting CDC's 2002 recommendations for laboratory processing of prenatal group B strep specimens, including photos outlining group B strep identification and susceptibility testing methods.(Updated 2/03)
(This is a downloadable Powerpoint file with brief speaker notes.)

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