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Epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae bacteremia: A multi-national population-based assessment

Laupland, Kevin; Schonheyder, Henrik; Ostergaard, Christian; Knudsen, Jenny Dahl; Valiquette, Louis; Galbraith, John; Kennedy, Karina; Gradel, Kim O

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Objectives: Haemophilus influenzae is an important cause of invasive infection but contemporary data in non-selected populations is limited. Methods: Population-based surveillance for Haemophilus influenzae bacteremia was conducted in seven regions in Australia, Canada, and Denmark during 2000-2008. Results: The overall annual incidence rate was 1.31 per 100,000 population and type specific rates were 0.08 for H. influenzae serotype b (Hib), 0.22 for H. influenzae serotypes a, c-f (Hiac-f), and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57881
Source: Journal of Infection
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.11.009

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