Fatal Haemophilus influenzae type a sepsis in an infant

Francis, Joshua, Anders, Marc, Lobegeier, Pam and Nourse, Clare (2013) Fatal Haemophilus influenzae type a sepsis in an infant. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49 3: E235-E238. doi:10.1111/jpc.12031


Author Francis, Joshua
Anders, Marc
Lobegeier, Pam
Nourse, Clare
Title Fatal Haemophilus influenzae type a sepsis in an infant
Journal name Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1034-4810
Publication date 2013-03
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/jpc.12031
Volume 49
Issue 3
Start page E235
End page E238
Total pages 4
Place of publication West Sussex, England, U.K.
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract Haemophilus influenzae type a can cause severe sepsis, as demonstrated by the case described. Epidemiology of sepsis in childhood is changing. Regardless of the pathogen involved, management of children with septic shock involves resuscitative measures and empiric antibiotics. The following case of H. influenzae type a sepsis proved fatal in spite of appropriate therapy.
Keyword Haemophilus influenzae
infant
sepsis
Vaccine Era
Children
Epidemiology
Infections
Prevention
Disease
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Article first published online: 18 DEC 2012

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2013 Collection
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