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Group B Strep Infection (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Pregnant women should call their physician promptly if they have fever or abdominal pain. Newborns and infants should be seen by a medical provider if they have fever, trouble breathing, or appear listless. Nonpregnant adults should seek medical attention for fever, shortness of breath, or other general signs of infection.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/1/2015

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