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Incidence and Outcome of Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in Infants in Switzerland

Eric Giannoni, Christoph Berger, Martin Stocker, Philipp Agyeman, Klara M Posfay-Barbe, Ulrich Heininger, Gabriel Konetzny, Anita Niederer-Loher, Christian R. Kahlert, Alex Donas, Antonio Leone, Paul Hasters, Christa Relly, Walter Baer, Christoph Aebi, Luregn J Schlapbach & Swiss Pediatric Sepsis Study Group

abstract The incidence and outcome of group B streptococcal (GBS) sepsis were assessed prospectively between September 2011 and February 2015 in all tertiary care pediatric hospitals of Switzerland. We describe a low incidence of GBS early-onset sepsis (0.12/1000 livebirths), and a predominance of GBS late-onset sepsis (0.36/1000 livebirths), a pattern which has not been reported in other countries.
   
citation Giannoni E, Berger C, Stocker M, Agyeman P, Posfay-Barbe K M, Heininger U, Konetzny G, Niederer-Loher A, Kahlert C R, Donas A, Leone A, Hasters P, Relly C, Baer W, Aebi C, Schlapbach L J, Swiss Pediatric Sepsis Study Group . Incidence and Outcome of Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in Infants in Switzerland. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015;.
   
type journal paper/review (English)
date of publishing 3-11-2015
journal title Pediatr Infect Dis J
ISSN electronic 1532-0987
PubMed 26535881
DOI 10.1097/INF.0000000000000974
contact Christian R. Kahlert