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No evidence of increasing Haemophilus influenzae non-b infection in Australian Aboriginal children

Menzies, Robert I.; Markey, Peter; Boyd, Rowena; Koehler, Ann P.; McIntyre, Peter B.


BACKGROUND High, or increasing, rates of invasive Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) type a disease have been reported from North American native children from circumpolar regions, raising the question of serotype replacement being driven by vaccination against Hi type b (Hib). Indigenous Australians from remote areas had high rates of invasive Hib disease in the past, comparable to those in North American Indigenous populations. OBJECTIVE Evaluate incidence rates of invasive Hi (overall and by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Circumpolar Health
DOI: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.20992
Access Rights: Open Access


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