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Group B Streptococcal Infections in Newborns - References

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2012). Group B streptococcal infections. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 29th ed., pp. 680-685. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2011). Prevention of early onset group B streptococcal disease in newborns. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 485. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 117(4): 1019-1027.

  • Verani JR, et al. (2010). Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease: Revised guidelines from CDC, 2010. MMWR, 59(RR-10): 1-36. Also available online:

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