Microbiological Characterisation of Haemophilus Influenzae Strains Isolated from Patients with Invasive and Respiratory Diseases

A total of 175 H. influenzae strains were collected between 1994 and 2009 from all aged patient groups. The strains were isolated from patients with invasive and community-acquired respiratory tract infections. All strains were identified according to standard microbiological methods. Serotyping was done by a coagglutination test and by molecular PCR… CONTINUE READING