Haemophilus influenzae type b

Known as: Hemophilus influenzae type b, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) bacteria, h influenzae type b 
A type of H. influenzae isolated most frequently from biotype I. Prior to vaccine availability, it was a leading cause of childhood meningitis.
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2011
Review
2011
The widespread use of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines has nearly eradicated invasive Hib disease where the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Glycoconjugate vaccines provide effective prophylaxis against bacterial infections. To date, however, no commercial vaccine has… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vaccination against influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae is recommended for elderly and immunocompromised individuals. However… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the risk for bacteremia, in the post-Haemophilus influenzae type b era, in a prospective cohort of well… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Evaluation of the new generation of conjugate vaccines is hampered by the absence of reliable surrogate markers of immunologic… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE Effective Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines were first licensed for use in US children at least 18… (More)
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1993
1993
Rates of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease in children decreased very rapidly after licensure of Hib conjugate… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
We performed a double-blind, randomized trial to compare the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of four conjugate Haemophilus… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The oropharyngeal carriage of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was studied among 725 healthy 3-year-old children who had or… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
A method is presented for covalently bonding Haemophilus influenzae type b capsular polysaccharide (HIB Ps) to several proteins… (More)
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