Group B Beta Haemolytic disease in preterm twins associated with the ingestion of infected breast milk — a case report

  • P. O’Donovan
  • N. O’Brien
Brief report


We wish to report a case of Group B Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Disease (GBBS) in breast fed preterm twins whose mother had GBBS isolated from her breast milk.


Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Breast Milk Breast Feeding Abdominal Radiograph Express Breast Milk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. O’Donovan
    • 1
  • N. O’Brien
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyNational Maternity HospitalDublin

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