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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 106-108

Haemophilus influenzae type B meningitis with subdural hygroma


Department of Microbiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and Medical College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Kalpana T Suryavanshi
Department of Microbiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and Medical College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan, Pune, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.144741

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After the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae conjugate vaccine, it is uncommon to see culture-positive cases of invasive H. influenzae disease with complication. It is one of the etiological agents in acute bacterial meningitis in childhood. This case of culture-positive H. influenzae type B meningitis with subdural hygroma as unusual neurological sequelae of Haemophilus type B invasive infection highlights the need of timely vaccination.


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