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Friday, December 23, 2016 Written by Dr. Najoua El Helali

Cost and Effectiveness of Real Time PCR Screening Intrapartum GBS for Term Deliveries

Real-World Workshop Series Webinar - June 2012

Presenter: Dr. Najoua El Helali

Hear Dr. El Helali present an overview of her study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases on the diagnostic accuracy of intrapartum screening using the Cepheid Xpert GBS molecular test compared to vaginal antenatal culture screening.

She will also discuss highlights from her latest study "Cost and Effectiveness of Intrapartum GBS PCR Screening for Term Deliveries" demonstrating the economic impact of an intrapartum GBS screening strategy, reflected in a significant decrease in early-onset GBS disease.