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Group B Strep Infection (cont.)

Follow-up

Antibiotics cure infections due to group B strep. However, approximately 4% of infected nonpregnant adults will have a second infection within the next year. It is possible that these people have a weakened immune system that puts them at risk for recurrent infection.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/3/2014

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