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Which of the following statements about Group B a streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) is not correct?


* A. They are important causes of toxic strep syndrome.
* B. They are frequent colonizers of the female genital tract.
* C. Screening for this pathogen during pregnancy has reduced the incidence of neonatal sepsis.
* D. These organisms are b-hemolytic.
* E. They are important causes of urinary tract infections and bacteremia in elderly and diabetic adults.

Correct Answer: A

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