September 27th, 2020

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A Note from the Editor-in-Chief
Authors:  Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.
  Welcome to the May-June 2019 Editor-in-Chief’s page. This editorial column will focus on 3 ob- stetric topics in articles published in the current issue.

In This Issue
• Universal Screening for Group B Streptococcus Versus Universal Treatment in Pregnant Women in Appalachia: Unintended Cost Shifting Conse­ quences
E. Kowal, B. C. Calhoun, D. J. Seybold, D. L. Wil- liams, and P. P. Dietz
The authors undertook a comparative evalu- ation of costs involved in routine screening of near-term pregnant women for Group B Strep- tococcus (GBS) versus universal GBS treatment in this population without screening.
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