15. Incidence of Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis in Switzerland (zurich) and the Potential Effect of a Prp-d Immunization Programme

Abstract

More than 95% of invasive haemophilus infections are due to capsulated H. influenzae type b. This organism is one of the most frequent cause of bacterial meningitis during childhood. Reported incidence of H influenzae meningitis in North and West Europe range from 11 to 31 per 100,000 in the age group 0-5 years. In a ten year retrospective study (1975 to… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198811000-00037

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