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Estimation of Group B Streptococcus Colonization in High-Risk Neonates by PCR and Standard Culture

Fariba Shirvani 1 , * , Nader Shahrochi 2 , Mitra Radfar 3 and Davood Lakestani 4
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1 Pediatric Infections Research Center, Mofid Children's Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Biotechnology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Pediatric Ward, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 01, 2014, 2 (4); e17345
  • Published Online: October 18, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 2, 2014
  • Revised: January 31, 2014
  • Accepted: March 17, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.17345

To Cite: Shirvani F, Shahrochi N, Radfar M, Lakestani D. Estimation of Group B Streptococcus Colonization in High-Risk Neonates by PCR and Standard Culture, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2014 ; 2(4):e17345. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.17345.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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