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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2009, Article ID 934698, 11 pages
Research Article

Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Prophylaxis in Pregnancy with Prior Group B Streptococci Colonization

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Kelsey Research Foundation, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77007, USA

Received 10 May 2009; Revised 7 September 2009; Accepted 8 October 2009

Academic Editor: Austin Ugwumadu

Copyright © 2009 Mark A. Turrentine et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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