New Lancet Global Health: ‘Group B streptococcus infection during pregnancy and infancy: estimates of regional and global burden’

Bronner Gonçalves, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has released a new article on the ‘Group B streptococcus infection during pregnancy and infancy: estimates of regional and global burden’, in Lancet Global Health April 2022. “Better ways to prevent Group B Streptococcus infection are urgently needed to save Read more…

NEW manuscript release in Lancet eClinical Medicine on the Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes after invasive Group B Streptococcus in early infancy

Proma Paul, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has released a new manuscript on the ‘Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes after invasive Group B Streptococcus in early infancy: A multi-country matched cohort study in South Africa, Mozambique, India, Kenya, and Argentina’, in Lancet eClinical Medicine 2022. Data are Read more…

NEW open-access supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases!

“Every Country, Every Family: Group B Streptococcal Disease Worldwide” is a series of nine papers coordinated by LSHTM, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and involving 61 authors from 6 continents. Please find access to the supplement here: https://academic.oup.com/cid/issue/74/Supplement_1?login=false The supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases presents long term Read more…

Abeba Mengist, Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology in Debre Markos University, Ethiopia

ISSAD Conference 2021 – Poster Prize

Congratulations to Abeba Mengist, Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology in Debre Markos University, Ethiopia. Abeba’s poster submission ‘Vaginal Group B Streptococcus Colonization: Prevalence, Associated Factors and Antimicrobial Susceptibility pattern among Pregnant Women in Jimma, Ethiopia’, was awarded best poster prize by the attendees of the 2nd International Symposium on ‘Streptococcus agalactiae’ Disease Read more…