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A 27-year-old female asked:

im 29 weeks pregnant, what can i expect of the group b strep test? what is it and how is it performed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Simple swab: The mucous of your genital tract can become contaminated by the gbs germ (1/3 do) and this becomes important as you approach delivery. If positive extra caution is taken to avoid passing this to the baby during labor or delivery.

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