Why and when are pregnant women tested for group B Streptococcus?
10/03/2022|28 |Laura Rollán Guilén B.Sc., Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D..
Strep B is a bacterium that can be in the gastrointestinal and/or genitourinary tract of some women without producing symptoms. However, this bacterium can cause very serious infections in babies. Therefore, it is tested for in pregnant women, to avoid the possible infection of the baby at birth. Read more
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The chances of success of artificial insemination depend on several factors, such as using the partner's sperm or donor sperm, for example. Also, artificial insemination has a cumulative pregnancy rate, so success could be achieved after two, three, or four attempts. Read more
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