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1. Engelbrecht, Fredrika. The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia .

Degree: 2015, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Group B Streptococci (GBS) can asymptomatically colonise the vagina and rectum of women. Studies have shown that this bacterium is the leading cause of septicemia, meningitis and pneumonia in neonates. In Namibia no known studies have investigated GBS colonisation and the antibiotic resistance profile of GBS isolates in pregnant women. This study accessed the GBS colonisation rate amongst the pregnant women who attended the Windhoek Central Hospital Antenatal Clinic (Khomas region), in Namibia for a period of 13 months. Furthermore, using the VITEK 2 system, the GBS isolates were tested against the following antimicrobial substances; benzylpenicillin, ampicillin, clindamycin, erythromycin, tetracycline, vancomycin, cefotaxime, ceftriaxone, linezolid and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Penicillin G is the drug of choice in the majority of studies, and seems to be the most effective drug for intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP). All the GBS isolates found in this study were also analysed for the presence of selected genes known to be associated with resistance to key antibiotics using specific primers within a polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Advisors/Committee Members: Khan, S (advisor), Moyo, S. R (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Streptococcus agalactiae  – Susceptibility; Staphylococcal infections  – Namibia  – Windhoek; Communicable diseases in pregnancy  – Namibia  – Windhoek; Drug resistance in microorganisms; Anti-infective agents; Microbial sensitivity tests; Pregnant women  – Health and hygiene  – Namibia  – Windhoek

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APA (6th Edition):

Engelbrecht, F. (2015). The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia . (Thesis). Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Retrieved from http://etd.cput.ac.za/handle/20.500.11838/2238

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Engelbrecht, Fredrika. “The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia .” 2015. Thesis, Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://etd.cput.ac.za/handle/20.500.11838/2238.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Engelbrecht, Fredrika. “The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia .” 2015. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Vancouver:

Engelbrecht F. The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia . [Internet] [Thesis]. Cape Peninsula University of Technology; 2015. [cited 2019 Jul 21]. Available from: http://etd.cput.ac.za/handle/20.500.11838/2238.

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Council of Science Editors:

Engelbrecht F. The antimicrobial susceptibility and gene-based resistance of Streptococcus Agalactiae (group B Streptococcus) in pregnant women in Windhoek (Khomas region), Namibia . [Thesis]. Cape Peninsula University of Technology; 2015. Available from: http://etd.cput.ac.za/handle/20.500.11838/2238

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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