low carriage rate of group b streptococcus in pregnant women in maputo, mozambique.the prevalence of group b streptococcus (gbs) carriage varies strongly with geographical region. a study was done to determine the prevalence of gbs in women in maputo, mozambique. the method used was a rectovaginal swab which was taken from women between 35 and 37 weeks of pregnancy who visited the clinic for antenatal consultation. gbs was cultured from 2 out of 113 samples, yielding a prevalence of 1.8% (95% cl: 0.0-4.0). in conclusion, the prevalence of gbs carriage among pregnant women in m ...200818397403
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