Streptococcus (group B)

Streptococcus (group B)

Book - 2007
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Group B Streptococcus is a type of bacteria that mostly affects infants, the elderly, and those with immune systems compromised due to other diseases. It can cause severe infection and meningitis. Approximately 19,000 cases occur annually in the United States, and it's the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborns. This informative book enhances readers' understanding of this didease by examining how this type of bacteria lives and is transmitted, and explaining how it can be prevented
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2007
ISBN: 9780791092439
0791092437
Characteristics: 82 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm

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