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Description:This is an inferior view of a brain infected with Gram-negative Haemophilus influenzae bacteria.
In the U.S. and other industrialized countries, more than 50% of H. influenzae serotype b cases present as meningitis with fever, headache, and stiff neck. 3%-6% of cases are fatal; up to 20% of surviving patients have permanent hearing loss.
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Links:CDC – Div. of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases: Haemophilus influenzae Serotype b (Hib) Disease
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