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View in Spanish: Estreptococo beta-hemolítico del grupo B

Beta hemolytic streptococcus group B (BAY-tuh HEE-moh-LIH-tik STREP-toh-KAH-kus )
A type of bacterium often found in the vagina. It can cause systemic infections in people with suppressed immune systems.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.