Laura Riley

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Group B streptococcal in pregnancy

Group B strep (GBS) in pregnancy which can lead to early onset GBS (EOGBS) infection in neonates 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features Group B streptococcus (GBS), a gram positive bacteria, causes invasive disease in pregnant women and their newborns. GBS colonizes the GI and GU tracts of 10-30% of pregnant women. The…


Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in pregnancy 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features, incidence and risk factors Clinical features of pneumonia in pregnancy resemble the disease in nonpregnant individuals. Fever, productive cough, pleuritic chest pain and dyspnea are the most common symptoms. Pregnant women may be at greater risk for morbidity and mortality due…

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