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how long does group b streptococcal infection last?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: After diagnosis most physicians will treat a newborn with this DX for 2 weeks on IV antibiotics. Recurrent infection after shorter treatment has been seen. Complications may warrant additional time on meds.The kids generally stabilize on treatment within a few days & toward the end of treatment appear quite normal.
Answered on Nov 17, 2017
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