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  1. Haemophilus influenzae disease and immunization in developing countries.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Onference on the pathogenesis and prevention of pneumonia in children in developing regions. Bellagio (ITA), 1989-08-21.

    Haemophilus influenzae is one of the leading causes of severe bacterial infection in children of developing regions, causing 30% of the cases of culture-positive pneumonia and 20%-60% of the cases of bacterial meningitis.

    In infants and children, the majority of isolates from cerebrospinal fluid and blood and 16%-38% of pulmonary isolates are H. influenzae type b. The availability of several new polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines for the prevention of invasive disease due to H. influenzae type b prompts this review of the epidemiology of H. influenzae disease in the developing world and of the characteristics of current H. influenzae type b vaccines.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infection, Pasteurellaceae, Bactérie, Homme, Bactériose, Haemophilus influenzae, Pays en développement, Pneumonie, Méningite, Vaccin, Vaccination, Epidémiologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Système nerveux pathologie, Enfant

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infection, Pasteurellaceae, Bacteria, Human, Bacteriosis, Haemophilus influenzae, Developing countries, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Vaccine, Vaccination, Epidemiology, Respiratory disease, Nervous system diseases, Child

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0586261

    Code Inist : 002A05F04. Création : 199406.