Group B Strep Infection Topic Guide
Group B Strep: A group B strep infection (GBS) may cause serious infections in pregnant women and newborns. Symptoms and signs of GBS include listlessness, poor appetite, and jaundice in newborns. Intravenous antibiotics are used to treat group B strep infections.
Antibiotics Antibiotics are prescribed to individuals to cure disease by killing bacteria. There are over 100 antibiotics. The main classes of antibiotics include penicillins, cephalosporins, macrolides, flouroquinolones, sulfonamides, tetracyclines, and aminoglycosides. Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem due to the overprescription of antibiotics to individuals.
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