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How common are streptococcal infections?

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In brief: 19,800 cases annualy

There are several type of strep infections exist.
Streptococcus agalactiae or group b streptococcus (group b strep) causing sepsis and meningitis in newborns.. The screening in pregnant women done around 32 weeks gestation. The rate of early-onset infection has decreased from 1.7 cases per 1, 000 live births (1993) to 0.28 cases (2008) in usa. 7, 600 cases occurred in newborn before recent prevent.

In brief: 19,800 cases annualy

There are several type of strep infections exist.
Streptococcus agalactiae or group b streptococcus (group b strep) causing sepsis and meningitis in newborns.. The screening in pregnant women done around 32 weeks gestation. The rate of early-onset infection has decreased from 1.7 cases per 1, 000 live births (1993) to 0.28 cases (2008) in usa. 7, 600 cases occurred in newborn before recent prevent.
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
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Dr. Willam Lau
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Very common

The majority of the skin and soft tissue infections are due to either streptococcal or staphylococcal organisms.

In brief: Very common

The majority of the skin and soft tissue infections are due to either streptococcal or staphylococcal organisms.
Dr. Willam Lau
Dr. Willam Lau
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