Group B Streptococcal Sepsis

Group B Streptococcus is a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality in the United States (Schrag et al., 2002b). Newborns with GBS sepsis can present with respiratory symptoms (tachypnea, grunting, or retractions) or with symptoms such as poor feeding, intolerance to feeds, lethargy, or inability to maintain body temperature. If this disease is in the differential, prompt evaluation and treatment are necessary to prevent severe morbidity or mortality. Treatment protocols are available to manage the at-risk pregnant patient and evaluate and manage the newborn infant (Figs. 22-4 and 22-5).

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