Biotypes of Haemophilus influenzae: relationship to clinical source of isolation, serotype, and antibiotic susceptibility.


A total of 94 clinical isolates of Haemophilus influenzae were studied to analyze the relationship of biotype to site of isolation, serotype, and pattern of antimicrobial susceptibility. Systemic infections were caused most commonly by biotype I, and the majority of these isolates possessed type b capsular polysaccharide. Other noncapsulated biotypes of H… (More)


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