Between 35-37 weeks of pregnancy, the woman will be screened for group B streptococcus. This is a painless, very quick and simple test, since it only requires collecting a vaginal-rectal sample with a swab.
By Laura Rollán Guilén B.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 10/03/2022