Haemophilus Influenzae

Common Name(s)

Haemophilus Influenzae

Haemophilus Influenzae is an infectious bacterium that can cause problems for many systems of the body. There are six types (a-f) of the bacterium that can cause serious infections in infants and children under the age of five. The bacteria are passed from person to person through direct contact or respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing. Haemophilus influenzae are most dangerous when they have infected the bloodstream (bacteremia), lungs (pneumonia), or brain (meningitis). Each of these infections correlates to a different set of symptoms. Haemophilus influenzae infections can be treated with antibiotics. In some severe cases, hospitalization may occur as well.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Haemophilus Influenzae" returned 1384 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The carriage of interleukin-1B-31*C allele plus Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae increases the risk of recurrent tonsillitis in a Mexican population.
 

Author(s): Baltazar González-Andrade, Ramiro Santos-Lartigue, Samantha Flores-Treviño, Natalie Sofia Ramirez-Ochoa, Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias, Francisco J Huerta-Torres, Soraya Mendoza-Olazarán, Licet Villarreal-Treviño, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz, Hipólito Villarreal-Vázquez, Elvira Garza-González

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The aim of the present study was to estimate the relative contribution of immunogenetic and microbiological factors in the development of recurrent tonsillitis in a Mexican population. Patients (n = 138) with recurrent tonsillitis and an indication of tonsillectomy (mean age: 6.05 ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2017

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Serotype changes and antimicrobial nonsusceptibility rates of invasive and non-invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates after implementation of 10-valent pneumococcal nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) in Bulgaria.
 

Author(s): Lena Setchanova, Marianna Murdjeva, Iglika Stancheva, Alexandra Alexandrova, Maria Sredkova, Temenuga Stoeva, Magda Yoneva, Anna Kurchatova, Ivan Mitov

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;21(4):433-440.

 

The 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) has been included in Bulgarian Childhood Immunization Program since 2010. This study aimed to assess serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of 198 invasive and non-invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that had been ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2017

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[Postoperative pulmonary disease associated with haemophilus influenzae and neisseria meningitidis in a diabetic child].
 

Author(s): Hicham Chemsi, Mohamed Frikh, Abdelhay Lemnouer, Bouchra Belfkih, Yassine Sekhsokh, Maryama Chadli, Mustapha Elouennass

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Haemophilus influenzae is a saprophyte that colonizes the nasopharynx in nearly two thirds of children and adults. Neisseria meningitidis is a strict human bacterium which lives in the nasopharynx. It can cause benign nasopharyngitis or asymptomatic colonization. We report the case ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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The terms "Haemophilus Influenzae" returned 48 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Host-pathogen interactions of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae: from commensal to pathogen.
 

Author(s): Benjamin Luke Duell, Yu-Ching Su, Kristian Riesbeck

Journal: FEBS Lett.. 2016 Nov;590(21):3840-3853.

 

Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is a commensal microbe often isolated from the upper and lower respiratory tract. This bacterial species can cause sinusitis, acute otitis media in preschool children, exacerbations in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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The Lung Immune Response to Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (Lung Immunity to NTHi).
 

Author(s): Paul T King, Roleen Sharma

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2015 ;2015():706376.

 

Haemophilus influenzae is divided into typeable or nontypeable strains based on the presence or absence of a polysaccharide capsule. The typeable strains (such as type b) are an important cause of systemic infection, whilst the nontypeable strains (designated as NTHi) are predominantly ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Vaccines for Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae: the Future Is Now.
 

Author(s): Timothy F Murphy

Journal: Clin. Vaccine Immunol.. 2015 May;22(5):459-66.

 

Infections due to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae result in enormous global morbidity in two clinical settings: otitis media in children and respiratory tract infections in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Recurrent otitis media affects up to 20% of children ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2015

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Last Updated: 9 Nov 2017

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Evaluation of Immunogenicity and Safety of DTPa-IPV/Hib Conjugate Vaccine (Infanrix™-IPV/Hib) Administered at 6, 10 and 14 Weeks in Healthy Indian Infants
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Diphtheria; Acellular Pertussis; Haemophilus Influenzae Type b; Tetanus; Poliomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2017

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Evaluation of Immunogenicity and Safety of a Booster Dose of Infanrix Hexa™ in Healthy Infants Born to Mothers Vaccinated With Boostrix™ During Pregnancy or Immediately Post-delivery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diphtheria; Hepatitis B; Acellular Pertussis; Haemophilus Influenzae Type b; Tetanus; Poliomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2017

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