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Title: The effect of group a streptococcus on maternal and neonatal morbidity in Windhoek
Other Titles: Thesis presented in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia
Authors: Vries, Azaria Amadea
Keywords: Group a streptococcus
Neonatal morbidity
Issue Date: Oct-2019
Publisher: Namibia University of Science and Technology
Citation: Vries, A.A. The effect of group a streptococcus on maternal and neonatal morbidity in Windhoek. (Unpublished masters thesis). Windhoek: Namibia University of Science and Technology.
Abstract: Purpose of the research: Globally, puerperal infections cause morbidity in 5-10% of all pregnant women each year. To date, there is very little data in Namibia on the colonization and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of S. pyogenes in pregnant women and neonates. This study aimed at determining the prevalence, antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and genetic based resistance of the isolates from pregnant women at 35 weeks to 37 weeks gestation and neonates at 6 week postdelivery follow up at the Windhoek Central Hospital (WCH) maternity ward.
URI: http://ir.nust.na/jspui/handle/10628/721
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