Today is World Sepsis Day - group B Strep is a major cause of sepsis in newborn babies. Time to stop it. #WSD16 #sepsis #groupBStrep #GBSaware #StrepB #bStrep #groupStrepB #groupBStreptest #groupBStrepsupport #gbss #pregnancy #pregnant #baby #babies #prevention #InformedChoice #WhyGuess
July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month. GBS is the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in newborns.
Genetic evidence for single bacteria cause of sepsis identified for the first time | The study, which has been published in the academic journal PLOS Pathogens, examined the events that lead to sepsis by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus), a major human pathogen, in mice. They found that in most cases the bacteria causing sepsis was started by a single pneumococcal cell.
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Urinary tract infections (UTI) can cause serious health issues. A UTI happens when you have bacteria in the bladder or kidneys. When Left untreated, a UTI can become more serious. Urinary tract infections can lead to an acute or chronic kidney infection, which could permanently damage the kidneys and even lead to kidney failure. UTI’s are a leading cause of sepsis, (presence of microorganisms in tissue: the condition or syndrome caused by the presence of microorganisms or their toxins