Haemophilus influenzae

What is Haemophilus influenzae?

A bacterial species found in the respiratory tract that causes acute respiratory infections, including pneumonia, acute conjunctivitis, otitis, and purulent meningitis in children (in adults in whom it contributes to sinusitis and chronic bronchitis). Originally considered to be the cause of influenza, it is the type species of the genus Haemophilus.

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my son is 4 yrs old & so far I have given him all the vaccinations mentioned in the chart including the optional vaccines like Hib 1st,2nd,3rd,PCV...

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My baby( 16 monthold) had cold and cough for 3 days and one night while sleeping he got croup cough and had breathing problem.I taken him to...

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My son who is 22 had slight yellow in his eyes after using visine for months everyday..he was studying on the computer alot and his eyes became...

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