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Role of HIV exposure and infection in relation to neonatal GBS disease and rectovaginal GBS carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) is the leading cause worldwide of neonatal sepsis. We sought to assess to which extent HIV exposure of neonates is associated with GBS neonatal disease. Furthermore, we assessed to which extent HIV infection in women is associated with maternal rectovaginal GBS carriage, the single most important risk factor for GBS neonatal disease. We searched Pubmed, Embase, and Web of Science for studies assessing the association between neonatal GBS disease and HIV-status o...

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0000-0003-2728-4560
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Journal:
Scientific Reports More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
13820
Publication date:
2017-10-23
Acceptance date:
2017-09-20
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EISSN:
2045-2322
ISSN:
2045-2322
Pmid:
29062060
Language:
English
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pubs:742530
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uuid:09506fcd-1f86-45d8-b234-c762557dbd89
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742530
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2018-04-17

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