Streptococcus agalactiae

Streptococcus agalactiae

Streptococcus agalactiae is a Gram-positive bacterium also known as group B strep (GBS). GBS can cause bacteremia, meningitis, and pneumonia in neonates. Pregnant women are also susceptible to S. agalactiae, which can cause bacteremia, amnionitis, urinary tract infections (UTI), and stillbirth.

An infection model using this pathogen can be validated upon request.

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