Group B Strep Infection (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Scientists are trying hard to make a vaccine against group B strep. There are some promising results, and it is possible that a vaccine will be developed in the next several years.
Although culture is the recommended test of choice for pregnant women, results take up to three days to come back. Several more rapid tests have been developed and are being tested to determine if they could replace culture.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/3/2014
Must Read Articles Related to Group B Strep Infection
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Group B Strep:
Group B Strep - Patient Experience
What was your experience with symptoms of strep?
Group B Strep Infection - Treatment
Please describe your treatment regimen for your group B strep infection?