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Haemophilus influenzae (Type B)

Test Code: 201600

Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) is an encapsulated gram-negative cocco-bacillary bacterium that can cause serious disease in young children including meningitis, bacteremia, cellulitis, epiglottitis, pneumonia, and septic arthritis. There is an effective vaccine against HIB.

 

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