Real-time polymerase chain reaction tests versus antenatal culture tests for the screening of maternal group B Streptococcus colonisation in labour

Seedat, Farah, Cooper, Jennifer A, Uthman, Olalekan A, Takwoingi, Yemisi, Robinson, Esther R, Kandala, Ngianga-Bakwin, Stranges, Saverio and Taylor-Phillips, Sian (2018) Real-time polymerase chain reaction tests versus antenatal culture tests for the screening of maternal group B Streptococcus colonisation in labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018 (5). CD013016. ISSN 1465-1858

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013016

Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective is to compare the diagnostic accuracy of commercially available real‐time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and antenatal culture tests for diagnosing group B Streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women during labour.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B200 Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 16:14
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 03:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/38141

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