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Lab Tests from the Genital Tract

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Cultures for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Gonorrhea (GC) and Chlamydia are two organisms which may infect the genital tract. They are sexually transmitted disease…. a woman is infected by a sexual partner. Both gonorrhea and chlamydia can infect the cervix, and remain somewhat dormant throughout pregnancy. When the baby is born, if the eyes are infected… »

Group B beta-Strep

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Group B Strep (Strepococcus agalactiae, group B) is a common bacteria. In older children and adults, colonization of the bacteria rarely results in infection. That means one may carry the bacteria, but never show signs of disease. In fact, as many as 10-30% of the female population are carriers of the bacteria. The bacteria can… »