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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 11 (2003), Issue 4, Pages 199-202
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10647440300025521

Screening Protocols for Group B Streptococcus: Are Transport Media Appropriate?

Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women's Hospital, Women's and Children's Health, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3053, Australia

Received 3 March 2003; Accepted 16 July 2003

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