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Association Between Maternal Obesity and Group B Streptococcus Colonization in a National U.S. Cohort

Citation

Venkatesh, Kartik K.; Vladutiu, Catherine J.; Strauss, Robert A.; Thorp, John M., Jr.; Stringer, Jeffrey S. A.; Stamilio, David M.; Hughes, Brenna L.; & Dotters-Katz, Sarah (Online ahead of print). Association Between Maternal Obesity and Group B Streptococcus Colonization in a National U.S. Cohort. Journal of Women's Health. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the association between maternal obesity as measured by prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2019.8139

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Women's Health

Author(s)

Venkatesh, Kartik K.
Vladutiu, Catherine J.
Strauss, Robert A.
Thorp, John M., Jr.
Stringer, Jeffrey S. A.
Stamilio, David M.
Hughes, Brenna L.
Dotters-Katz, Sarah

Year Published

Online ahead of print

PMCID

PMC Journal - In Process

Reference ID

12713