Rapid identification of nontypeable and serotype b Haemophilus influenzae from nasopharyngeal secretions by the multiplex PCR.

OBJECTIVE Heamophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) is an important pathogen responsible for both invasive and non-invasive infectious diseases. While encapsulated type b strain recognized as a major cause of severe invasive diseases, nontypeable strains are the major causes of non-invasive infectious diseases. Detection of this pathogen from nasopharyngeal… CONTINUE READING