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Of 275 consecutive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) strains isolated from children with invasive disease in Finland in 1985-86, 74% were of the common European outer membrane protein (OMP) subtype 1 and 22% were of OMP subtype 1c, which is usually rare. Strains of subtype 1c caused proportionately more meningitis and less epiglottis than did strains of(More)
A hierarchical Bayesian regression model is tted to longitudinal data on Haemophilus innuenzae type b (Hib) serum antibodies. To estimate the decline rate of the antibody concentration, the model accommodates the possibility of unobserved subclinical infections with Hib bacteria that cause uprising concentrations during the study period. The computations(More)
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