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Haemophilus influenzae (Type B)

Test Code: 201600
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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.

 

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above. The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor Eurofins' interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor Eurofins assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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