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Table 1 Estimates from Middle East and North Africa countries of Group B Streptococcus prevalence among pregnant women

From: High prevalence of Group B Streptococcus colonization among pregnant women in Amman, Jordan

Country Year published N GBS proportion First author
Egypt [12] 2017 80 11.3% Wassef
Egypt [13] 2014 364 27.4% Shabayek
Egypt [14] 2009 95 17.9% Elbaradie
Egypt [15] 2009 150 25.3% Shabayek
Iran [16] 2017 186 11.8% Darabi
Iran [17] 2016 203 24.1% Mousavi
Iran [18] 2016 237 12.6% Sadeh
Iran [19] 2016 137 30.7% Bidgani
Iran [20] 2015 100 17.0% Goudarzi
Iran [21] 2015 210 3.3% Hadavand
Iran [22] 2014 980 4.9% Shirazi
Iran [23] 2013 1028 22.8% Javanmanesh
Iran [24] 2013 285 9.5% Tajbakhsh
Iran [25] 2012 200 6.0% Hamedi
Iran [26] 2011 310 13.8% Hassanzadeh
Iran [27] 2008 1197 9.1% Namavar Jahromi
Israel [28] 2018 188 31.0% Hakim
Israel [29] 2016 935 31.5% Sefty
Israel [30] 2015 542 24.9% Kabiri
Israel [31] 2015 116 18.1% Ganor-Paz
Israel [32] 2006 629 13.7% Eisenberg
Israel [33] 2003 681 12.3% Marchaim
Israel [34] 1990 257, 189, 116 5.4, 1.6, 3.5% Eidelman
Jordan [35] 1991 500 30.4% Sunna
Kuwait [36] 2014 1391 20.7% Ghaddar
Kuwait [37] 2005 847 14.6% Al-Sweih
Lebanon [36] 2014 168 18.4% Ghaddar
Lebanon [38] 2010 775 17.7% Seoud
Morocco [39] 2018 350 24.0% Moraleda
Morocco [40] 2016 275 20.2% Bassir
Saudi Arabia [41] 2015 1328 13.4% Khan
Saudi Arabia [42] 2011 326 31.6% Zamzami
Saudi Arabia [43] 2002 217 27.6% El-Kersh
Tunisia [44] 2007 294 12.9% Jerbi
Tunisia [45] 2006 300 13.0% Ferjani
Turkey [46] 2016 215 9.8% Alp
Turkey [47] 2005 500 9.2% Eren
Turkey [48] 2005 150 32.0% Kadanali
Turkey [49] 2005 300 8.0% Barbaros
UAE [50] 2002 563 10.1% Amin
UAE [51] 2002 891 21.5% Sidky