Table 1

Number of GBS-positive cultures detected by different culture media in separate vaginal and rectal specimens obtained from 150 pregnant women

Specimen

No. of positive GBS cultures detected by

Columbia CNA agar

Lim broth + Granada agar

Lim broth + Columbia CNA agar

Total no. of women colonized


Vaginal

11

28

24

28

Rectal

11

27

11

27

Total

22

55

45

36


El Aila et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:153   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-153

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