invasive group b streptococcus (gbs) disease in norway 1996-2006.the aim of this study was to survey the occurrence of invasive group b streptococcus (gbs) disease in norway and detect possible trends in characteristics of invasive gbs strains from 1996 to 2006. data from national monitoring systems for infectious diseases in norway were analysed. of 638,452 live births in the period, 434 cases of invasive gbs disease in infants were reported. in adults and children older than 1 year of age, 969 cases were reported. the incidence of invasive gbs disease incre ...200818560908
distribution of pfge types of invasive norwegian group b streptococci in relation to serotypes.pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (pfge) has been used for characterisation of group b streptococci, non-typeable by serotyping. we wanted to compare pfge with serotyping in order to see the how well the method discriminates between epidemiological unrelated strains.200415232195
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