Group B Strep
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April 10th, 2009, 09:07 AM
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
GBS tests, imo, are not necessary. Reason being... they test you at say 36 weeks, you birth at 41 weeks, in that five weeks things change. Many moms who test + at 36 wks are in fact - at 41 wks (birth) & vice versa. Same for testing early in pregnancy, you won't remain + the entire day, at least not in most circumstances.
To treat in case is also not a good idea, imo. With that logic, why not treat for everything, just in case? It is best, I believe, to treat the infection if it happens.
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