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To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that enriched culture medium testing for group B streptococcus infection in pregnancy is available in each NHS board.


Answered by Michael Matheson (03/12/2013):

Currently there are no clinical indicators for enriched culture medium testing for group B streptococcus infection in pregnancy, however testing can be carried out in certain circumstances using the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidelines.


Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 03/12/2013