[Epidemiological characterization of Haemophilus influenzae using molecular markers].

@article{Aparicio1996EpidemiologicalCO,
  title={[Epidemiological characterization of Haemophilus influenzae using molecular markers].},
  author={Pilar Garcia Aparicio and F S{\'a}nchez-San Rom{\'a}n and Jos{\'e} Guevara Campos},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          227-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND Haemophilus influenzae is the etiological agent of acute- (meningitis, sepsis, pneumonia, epiglottis) and chronic infections (cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary infections). Several clinical (chronic infections) and epidemiological situations (community and hospital outbreaks) require the use of epidemiological typing methods. OBJECTIVE We evaluated four typing methods to characterize clinical isolates of H. influenzae. METHODS Forty-five clinical strains of H… CONTINUE READING