Tag: Group B strep

What you need to know about group B strep and pregnancy

What you need to know about group B strep and pregnancy

During your last trimester of pregnancy, you get a test for group B strep (also called GBS). GBS is a common type of bacteria that can cause infecti ...
Silent but dangerous bacteria

Silent but dangerous bacteria

About 25% of pregnant women carry Group B streptococcus (also called Group B step or GBS). GBS may come and go quietly in your body without any sympto ...

Group B strep infection

Between 35-37 weeks of your pregnancy your prenatal care provider will test you for Group B strep. Group B streptococcus (also called Group B strep or ...