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.