Real-time polymerase chain reaction tests versus antenatal culture tests for the screening of maternal group B Streptococcus colonisation in labour

Farah Seedat*, Jennifer A. Cooper, Olalekan A. Uthman, Yemisi Takwoingi, Esther R. Robinson, Ngianga Bakwin Kandala, Saverio Stranges, Sian Taylor-Phillips

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: The primary objective is to compare the diagnostic accuracy of commercially available real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and antenatal culture tests for diagnosing group B Streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women during labour.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013016
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2018
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 May 2018

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