Patient Education Tip of the Month: Group B Streptococcus Awareness

July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month. Share the Patient Education Tip of the Month with your patients.   

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria that can be passed from mother to baby during labor and delivery. GBS infection in newborns can be serious—even life threatening—but it can be prevented with testing and treatment.

For more information, read FAQ105 Group B Strep and Pregnancy

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