Timothy F. Murphy

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Haemophilus influenzae

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Haemophilus influenzae – a small Gram negative coccobacillus isolated primarily from the human respiratory tract Six serotypes, based on capsular polysaccharide, have been identified (serotypes a through f). Type b strains cause invasive disease, most commonly meningitis, predominantly in infants. Non-encapsulated or so called…

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