General Gbs Information

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General Gbs Information

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  • 1. 
    Group B Strep is a type of _______? 
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungus

    • D. 

      Parasite

  • 2. 
    Which symptoms may be mistaken for a yeast infection or vaginitis and treated incorrectly? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Vaginal burning

    • B. 

      Vaginal irritation

    • C. 

      Unusual discharge

    • D. 

      Discolored urine

    • E. 

      Cramping

  • 3. 
    People may test negative for GBS, but later test positive for GBS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In what time frame are pregnant women routinely tested for GBS in the US?
    • A. 

      At birth

    • B. 

      Immediately after pregnancy is determined

    • C. 

      35-37 weeks gestation

    • D. 

      20-30 weeks gestation

  • 5. 
    Match the perinatal GBS disease name with the time frame in which it occurs
    • A. prenatal-onset
    • A.
    • B. late-onset
    • B.
    • C. early-onset
    • C.
  • 6. 
    GBS bacteria can be passed between sexual partners, including through oral contact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    GBSI advocates that pregnant women should avoid unnecessary, frequent, or forceful internal exams which may push GBS closer to the baby
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    C-sections completely prevent GBS infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Per the CDC guidelines pregnant women, who do not have a test result, should be offered IV antibiotics based on which of the following risk factors:
    • A. 

      She has a fever of 100.4 °F or higher during labor

    • B. 

      Her water has been broken 18+ hours without delivering

    • C. 

      The baby will be born before 37 weeks.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    It is currently known that the health benefits of breastfeeding do NOT outweigh the risk of exposure to GBS 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False