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The sequelae of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in school-age children.
BACKGROUND Previous data on the consequences of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis for school-age children have been inconsistent, and much of the information on risk factors has beenExpand
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Factors affecting pharyngeal Haemophilus influenzae type b colonization rates in children.
Over 1,300 children were studied in an analysis of factors that might affect pharyngeal colonization with Haemophilus influenzae type b. Our semiquantitative methods for the culture of H. influenzaeExpand
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Pharyngeal colonization with Haemophilus influenzae type b: a longitudinal study of families with a child with meningitis or epiglottitis due to H. influenzae type b.
A longitudinal study of pharyngeal colonization with Haemophilus influenzae type b included 264 members of families that had a child with meningitis or epiglottitis due to this organism. It was foundExpand
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Multiplex PCR-based assay for detection of Bordetella pertussis in nasopharyngeal swab specimens.
A multiplex PCR-based assay was developed for the detection of Bordetella pertussis in nasopharyngeal swab specimens. The assay simultaneously amplified two separate DNA targets (153 and 203 bp)Expand
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Live, orally given poliovirus vaccine. Effects of rapid mass immunization on population under conditions of massive enteric infection with other viruses.
The phenomenon of viral interference must be taken into account in planning the use of live poliovirus vaccine in areas where conditions favor the extensive dissemination of naturally occurringExpand
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Acute-Phase Neurologic Complications of Haemophilus Influenzae Type b Meningitis: Association With Developmental Problems at School Age
The purposes of this study were to describe the incidence of acute-phase neurologic complications in a sample of 126 children with Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis, and to determine if theseExpand
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Microbiology of recurrent and chronic otitis media with effusion.
A study was conducted of 274 children who had recurrent acute or chronic otitis media with effusion. Forty-five percent of the ears with effusion were found to contain bacteria, and 11% containedExpand
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Use of Antiserum Agar for Detection of Haemophilus influenzae Type b in the Pharynx
Extract: An antiserum agar medium was evaluated to determine its usefulness and accuracy in the study of the prevalence of Haemophilus influenzae type b (HIB) in the pharynx of infants and youngExpand
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Epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae type B disease among Navajo Indians.
During a 7-year period ending June 30, 1980, the annual incidence of all Haemophilus influenzae type b disease among Navajo children less than 5 years old was 214 per 100,000, and that of H.Expand
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