Project Description

Neurodevelopmental Impairment at 1 Year of Age in Infants With Previous Invasive Group B Streptococcal Sepsis and Meningitis.

Background: Invasive group B streptococcal (GBS) disease causes considerable morbidity and mortality in young infants, and 18% of GBS-meningitis survivors have moderate-to-severe neurodevelopmental impairment. However, there is a paucity of data regarding neurologic impairment following GBS sepsis.

Author List: Nakwa FL, Lala SG, Madhi SA, Dangor Z.

Journal Name: Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Sep;39(9):794-798. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002695. PMID: 32804460.

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