Pathogens
Haemophilus influenzae

Haemophilus influenzae

Susceptibilities

General Information

  • Ceftriaxone
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam
  • Fluoroquinolones
  • Macrolides
  • Tetracyclines

Encapsulated, gram-negative coccobacilli

  • Normal respiratory flora

  • Invasive disease sharply declined after widespread Hib conjugate vaccine use

  • Most invasive disease is now caused by non-typeable strains

  • Meningitis

  • Pneumonia

  • Bacteremia

  • Sinusitis

  • Otitis media