Whether group B streptococci are also a cause of preterm premature rupture of membrane and preterm labour has been the subject of conflicting reports.
So, the present case control study was planned clinically to evaluate the role of group B streptococci in preterm labour and maternal outcome.
6) Group B streptococci was isolated from 16% of patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes versus 4% of the control population (P<0.
Distribution of antimicrobial resistance and virulence-related genes among Brazilian group B streptococci recovered from bovine and human sources.
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, virulence determinants and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of type Ia group B streptococci isolated from humans in Brazil.
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of human group B streptococci isolated in Brazil.
Phylogenetic lineages of invasive and colonizing strains of serotype III group B streptococci from neonates: a multicenter prospective study.
Multiplex PCR assay for rapid and accurate capsular typing of group B streptococci.
The proportion of [beta]-hemolytic streptococci infections in diabetic patients may be underestimated because the usual antibody tests do not detect group B streptococci
, he said.
coli, and group B streptococci are very frequent colonizers in asymptomatic women--however, these microorganisms appear ready to start an inflammatory process, even when by local vaginal criteria they seem to be nonpathogenic at that time or quiescent," Dr.
The researchers said only IL-6 was significantly elevated in the participants who had group B streptococci colonization, compared with the participants of the study without group B streptococci.
BioVeris' vaccine candidate portfolio addresses the need for vaccines against different organisms, including group A streptococci (of strep throat, impetigo, flesh-eating bacteria and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome), group B streptococci
(of sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia in newborns and adults), group B meningococci (of sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia at any age), and E.
None of the group B streptococci
tested in this study showed resistance to penicillin G or to ampicillin or cephalothin.