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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2015, Article ID 586767, 5 pages
Research Article

Maternal Obesity and Rectovaginal Group B Streptococcus Colonization at Term

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 4566 Scott Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA

Received 2 June 2015; Accepted 13 July 2015

Academic Editor: Per Anders Mardh

Copyright © 2015 Shelby M. Kleweis 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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