Overview. Group B strep (streptococcus) is a common bacterium often carried in the intestines or lower genital tract. The bacterium is usually.
GBS can occasionally cause infection – although uncommon, this most often occurs in newborn babies, more rarely in adults and even more.
Abstract. Group B streptococcal (GBS) disease in nonpregnant adults is increasing, particularly in elderly persons and those with significant underlying diseases.
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Group B Strep - About GBS in Newborns and Pregnant Women. Types of Infection. Bacteria called group B Streptococcus can cause many types of illnesses.