Hepatobiliary infections due to non-capsulated Haemophilus influenzae

Talbot, B, Alexander, E, Lewis, S, Newport, M, Slack, M P, Litt, D J, Verma, S and Webster, D P (2011) Hepatobiliary infections due to non-capsulated Haemophilus influenzae. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60 (9). pp. 1383-1386. ISSN 0022-2615

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We present two cases of non-capsulated Haemophilus influenzae hepatobiliary infection and review the literature. Such cases are rare, and prior to routine immunization against H. influenzae serotype b invasive Haemophilus disease was largely caused by capsulated strains. The epidemiology of invasive Haemophilus infections has changed and the number of cases of intra-abdominal and hepatobiliary infection may be underestimated due to current microbiological processing practices.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0109 Infectious and parasitic diseases
Depositing User: Ellen Thomas
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2012 10:01
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2012 10:01
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/41621
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