Author | Arie Alkalay, MD


Group B Streptococcal Infection in Newborns

July 26, 2011

In the newborn period, group B streptococcus agalactiae infection is the leading cause of sepsis in the United States. The overall attack rate of early onset GBS infection (EOGBSI) per 1000 deliveries ranges from 0.72 to 5.5.