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Group B Strep Association

a/k/a: GBSA

Address

P.O. Box 16515
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

800 Number

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TDD

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Email Address

bstrep@mindspring.com

Website

http://www.groupbstrep.org

The Group B Strep Association (GBSA) is a voluntary non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about group B streptococcus (GBS) bacterial infections during pregnancies. Established in 1990 by parents whose babies were affected by GBS infections, the Group B Strep Association works closely with its medical advisory board of researchers and physicians to help bring about guidelines for testing and treatment of GBS. The organization promotes routine screening of pregnant women for GBS and generates continuing support for vaccine research. The Group B Strep Association promotes patient advocacy, public awareness, and beneficial legislation and provides a variety of educational and support materials to patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and the general public. These include a newsletter and brochures.

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