Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 30th, 2006
Scientists writing in the journal Burns report, "Due to a successful Haemophilus influenzae (HIF) vaccination program, this pathogen is no longer a major contributor to childhood morbidity and mortality. The effect on adult acquisition of HIF is unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine HIF infection frequency in severely burned patients."
"In a 62-month period, there were 1,486 admissions. Twenty-four of 1,486 (1.6%) burn patients had HIF pneumonia: 16 (1%) within 72 hours after injury; 8 (0.5%) patients developed it after...
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