Meningitis due to Haemophilus influenzae type f

Abstract

We report an immunocompetent 5-month-old boy with Haemophilus influenzae type f (Hif) meningitis. The patient had previously been immunized with two doses of Hib conjugate vaccine (PRP-T). Vaccination failure was initially suspected based on Gram stain report. The results of culture identified a non-b Haemophilus influenzae capsular serotype (Hif).Non-Hib… (More)

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