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January 29, 2019, 8:35 am
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Please share this important film...

Sometimes it can be difficult to explain to others about why knowing about group B Strep is so important. This short video does it very ... See more

January 25, 2019, 8:33 am
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Carrying group B Strep this or in your previous pregnancy increases the risk that your baby will develop GBS infection. When you know, you can make an informed decision about the options available to ... See more

January 15, 2019, 12:03 pm
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This is why testing and education are so important...

Brave Parents Bethany & Kieran talk to Devon Live about baby Daisy's recovery from group B Strep infection and her long-term prognosis.

Bethany is also calling for the NHS to test pregnant women ... See more

January 14, 2019, 4:43 pm
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Did you know...?

1 in 4 pregnant women carries #groupBStrep with no side effects or symptoms. Carrying GBS is completely natural, but it can occasionally cause serious infections in newborn babies #WhyGuess #GBSAware

January 11, 2019, 8:05 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Friday fact from GBSS...

Simply carrying group B Strep is NOT a reason not to have a water birth - you should still be offered the intravenous antibiotics in labour.

#groupBStrep #GBSaware ... See more

January 10, 2019, 11:31 pm
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Why not in the UK?

In Canada, pregnant women have been routinely offered screening for group B Strep carriage since 2004.

The Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada reaffirmed that recommendation in ... See more

January 2, 2019, 10:52 am
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The Gold Standard Test - the ONLY one we offer!

Which is the best test for GBS carriage? The ECM test is the internationally recognised 'Gold Standard' test for group B strep #WhyGuess #GBSAware #groupBStrep

December 30, 2018, 11:54 am
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In the Daily Mail today - get your test at

Great article in today's Mail on Sunday covering our cost of #groupBStrep infection report and the impact on baby Martha and her family. So brave of her family to share their experience.

Read more ... See more

December 24, 2018, 11:51 am
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Great advice from GBSS...

Testing for Group B Strep carriage in pregnancy:
Christmas & New Year Post

It is important swab samples get to the laboratory as soon as possible, therefore please check when postal collections are ... See more

December 24, 2018, 8:57 am
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Day 12 - clue - this is the one we dispatch 😉

🎁 Day 12 🎁 '12 Days of Christmas GBSS Quiz Giveaway'

Comment the missing words correctly.

The _____ test is the international ‘gold standard’ for detecting group B Strep carriage.

For ... See more

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