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Progress in preventing group B Strep infection in newborn babies

Recently there have been some real steps forward towards reducing group B Strep (GBS) infections in newborn babies. In September, the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) published their updated clinical guideline on preventing early-onset group B Strep infection(i). This includes some major changes from past editions, summarised below.......