(Hemophilus influenza Infection) Many species of Haemophilus normally reside in the upper airways of children and adults and rarely cause disease. One species causes chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease. Other species cause infections of heart valves (endocarditis) and, rarely, collections of pus (abscesses) in the brain, lungs.
Apr 17, 2018 · One common type, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b), causes serious disease. It usually strikes children under 5 years old. Your child can get Hib disease by being around other children or adults who may have the bacteria and not know it. The germs spread from person to person.
Haemophilus influenzae infections in adults: report of nine cases and a review of the literature. Hirschmann JV, Everett ED. Haemophilus influenzae is an aerobic pleomorphic gram-negative coccobacillus that requires both X and V factors for growth.Cited by: 158.
Aug 11, 2011 · Aug. 11, 2011-- Hib diseasemay beon the rise among adults, according to a new study. The study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases looked at Utah residents. Haemophilus Author: Denise Mann.