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Neonatal infections with Haemophilus species.
  1. L M Milne,
  2. D Isaacs,
  3. P J Crook
  1. Public Health Laboratory, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.


    During a 27 month study seven nonserotypable strains of Haemophilus influenzae and two of Haemophilus parainfluenzae were isolated from nine neonates. Seven had early infection associated with respiratory distress or conjunctivitis; three had septicaemia one of whom died. The incidence of haemophilus septicaemia was 0.23 per 1000 live births.

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