Group B streptococcus is the most common cause of severe infection in newborn babies, and of meningitis in babies under age 3 months. This guide, developed by Group B Strep Support, highlights the key points of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guideline Prevention of Early‐onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease. 

Source: Group B Strep Support (www.gbss.org.uk/RCOG). 2017.

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