Hemophilus Infection

Hemophilus Infection is a condition resulted from hemophilus bacteria. Hemophilus bacteria grows in a child’s and adult airways, but seldom  Hemophilus Infectionresults in disease. The strain Hemophilus influenzae is most likely to cause the disease.

It may result in bacteremia, meningitis, acute epiglottitis, otitis media, bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia, and septic arthritis.

Although, such infections can happen in adults, they are most likely to occur in children. Other Hemophilus bacterias can result in endocarditis, brain abscess, and respiratory tract infection.

Finally, Hemophilus Ducreyi results in a sexually transmitted disease, called chancroid. Children are regularly immunized with a vaccines against hemophilus influenza B type to prevent meningitis that results from that organism.

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