conditions caused by H.influenzae
Last reviewed 06/2021
Haemophilus influenzae type B capsulated strains may cause:
- meningitis - tends to run a subacute course, particularly in children. Subdural effusions are prone to develop. This is the most common presentation of invasive disease.
- septic arthritis
Otitis media is caused by a non-capsulated strain of Haemophilus.