Group b strep sexually transmitted

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The human female genital tract affords the medical practitioner a rate challenge of his diagnostic acumen and command of the healing arts. The vagina is an object of close interpersonal contact, including sexual intercourse; therefore, a variety of organisms may be spread from person to person by this route. In addition, since the vagina is in close proximity to the gastrointestinal tract, certain enteric pathogens may clinically manifest as gynecologic disease. Because the female genital tract is virtually a direct conduit between the outside world and the peritoneal cavity, many of the infections thus contracted may progress beyond the confines of the female genitalia to cause generalized intraperitoneal and systemic disease.

Sexual transmission and reinfection of group B streptococci between spouses

What Is Group B Strep? - Group B Strep International

Why is group B streptococcus a concern for pregnant women? How can group B streptococcus affect a newborn? Will I be tested for group B streptococcus? Are there times when antibiotics are given without testing first?

Group B Strep and Pregnancy

What treatment do you recommend? What educational information should be given to patients? GBS frequently colonizes the genital and GI tracts of adults and the upper respiratory tract of infants. The organisms can cause serious infection in neonates and pregnant women. In adults who are not pregnant, GBS is increasingly recognized as a cause of skin and soft-tissue infections, bacteremia, UTIs, pneumonia, and other infections.
Trinidad and Tobago Nigeria. What is Group B Strep? About 1 in 4 pregnant women "carry" or are "colonized" with group B strep GBS.