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Group B Streptococcal disease in England (1998 - 2017): a population-based observational study

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Background and Objectives Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in infants <90 days. In this study, the burden of GBS disease and mortality in young infants in England was assessed.

Methods Using linked hospitalization records from every National Health Service (NHS) hospital from April 1, 1998 to March 31, 2017, we calculated annual GBS incidence in infants aged <90 days and, using regression models, compared th...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7361-719X
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Name:
Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Grant:
BZR01462
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
NF-SI-0617-10036
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
72
Issue:
11
Pages:
e791–e798
Publication date:
2020-09-29
Acceptance date:
2020-09-18
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1135981
Local pid:
pubs:1135981
Deposit date:
2020-10-07

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