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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2010, Article ID 451096, 4 pages
Research Article

Screening for Group B Streptococcus: A Private Hospital's Experience

1The Woman's Hospital of Texas, 7600 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77054, USA
2Kelsey Research Foundation, 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 660, Houston, TX 77005, USA
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, 7900 Fannin Street Suite 2100, Houston, TX 77054, USA

Received 18 March 2010; Accepted 20 May 2010

Academic Editor: Bryan Larsen

Copyright © 2010 Sebastian Faro 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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