Pathogens

Haemophilus influenzae
(bacterium)

Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)
Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Haemophilus influenza is an encapsulated, facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Pasteurellaceae family.

Haemophilus influenza infections such as meningitis and sepsis often occur in children between six months and four years.

Vaccinations against Haemophilus influenza have significantly reduced infections in infants.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

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