Haemophilus influenzae oral whole cell vaccination for preventing acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
BACKGROUND: Acute bronchitis leading to ongoing exacerbations is a serious condition predisposed to by viruses, bacteria or environmental factors. It can be fatal. Antibiotic therapy is not particularly useful. An oral Haemophilus influenzae vaccine has been developed. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of an oral, monobacterial whole-cell, killed, nontypeable H. influenzae vaccine in protecting against recurrent acute episodes in chronic bronchitis. SEARCH STRATEGY: In this updated review, we...[Show more]
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