Trotman-Edwards, Helen L.; Bell, Y.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infection at the University Hospital of the West Indies: A Ten-Year Experience. [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
53 Suppl. 5
Objective: To describe the incidence, clinical presentation and outcome of neonatal Group B Streptococcal (GBS) infection at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Methods: A ten-year retrospective review o fthe dockets of all inborn neonates admitted to the neonatal unit with GBS infection between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 2000 was conducted. Dockets for 28/29 (97%) of the cases were available for review. Descriptive analyses were performewd. Differenced in maternal and neonatal charcteristics between early and late onset disease (EOD, LOD) were determined using analysis of variance.....