Haemophilus influenzae (Type B)
Test Code: 201600
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.