Haemophilus meningitis

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Haemophilus meningitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 G00.0
ICD-9 320.0
MeSH D008583

Haemophilus meningitis is a type of bacterial meningitis associated with Haemophilus influenzae infections.

Vaccination can reduce incidence.[1] Rates are still high in areas with limited levels of vaccination.[2]

It is usually (but not always) associated with Haemophilus influenzae type b.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miranzi Sde S, de Moraes SA, de Freitas IC (July 2007). "Impact of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination program on HIB meningitis in Brazil". Cad Saude Publica 23 (7): 1689–95. doi:10.1590/s0102-311x2007000700021. PMID 17572819. 
  2. ^ Minz S, Balraj V, Lalitha MK, et al. (July 2008). "Incidence of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in India". Indian J. Med. Res. 128 (1): 57–64. PMID 18820360. 
  3. ^ Al-Tawfiq JA (2007). "Haemophilus influenzae type e meningitis and bacteremia in a healthy adult". Intern. Med. 46 (4): 195–8. doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.46.1807. PMID 17301516. [dead link]