bacterial infections

  • Group B strep and pregnancy


    Posted on 17 August 2017

    Found in 25% of healthy pregnant women, group B streptococcus – commonly known as group B strep (GBS) – is a bacterial infection that can spread to the baby during vaginal delivery. Mediclinic gynaecologists share some insights.

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  • The reality of antibiotic resistance

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 14 November 2016

    The overuse of antibiotics in both healthcare and agriculture has led to a growing rate of bacterial resistance. An infectious disease specialist at Mediclinic explains why antibiotic resistance is such a big concern to future health and what we can all do to help.

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