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A 23-year-old female asked:

streptococcus milleri in the womb/placenta should this have been detected during my pregnancy? me and baby recieved antibiotic therapy but worried no

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Strep milleri: This organism can be quite malignant, if in fact it is causing infection. It is not possible to tell whether its presence could have been detected earlier without more info on your symptoms and signs. Hope that you and your baby are getting along well and will recover uneventfully from anything this may have caused.

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