Haemophilus aegyptius


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Hae·moph·i·lus ae·gyp·'ti·us

a bacterial species that causes acute or subacute infectious conjunctivitis in warm climates.
Synonym(s): Koch-Weeks bacillus

Hae·moph·i·lus ae·gyp·ti·us

(hē-mof'i-lŭs ē-jip'shē-ŭs)
A biotype of H. influenzae that causes acute or subacute infectious conjunctivitis in warm climates.
Synonym(s): Koch-Weeks bacillus.

Haemophilus aegyptius

A causative species of bacterial conjunctivitis and Brazilian purpuric fever (a potentially life-threatening pediatric infection).
See also: Haemophilus