Haemophilus parainfluenzae

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Hae·moph·i·lus par·a·in·flu·en·'zae

a bacterial species that is usually nonpathogenic but occasionally causes subacute endocarditis.
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Hae·moph·i·lus par·a·in·flu·enzae

(hē-mofi-lŭs pară-inflū-enzē)
A bacterial species that has been associated with human infection, including cases of endocarditis
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Haemophilus parainfluenzae

A species that normally colonizes the human respiratory tract and sometimes causes serious infections, including abscesses, endocarditis, and sepsis.
See also: Haemophilus
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salivarius, 13 strains Staphylococcus epidermidis, 5 Staphylococcus aureus, 10 strains Staphylococcus caprae, 6 strains Haemophilus parainfluenzae.
Abscess fluid grew out Viridans streptococcus and Haemophilus parainfluenzae. Ancef was discontinued after operative source control was obtained.
aureus (5.5%), Streptococcus pneumoniae (4%), and Haemophilus parainfluenzae (3.5%).
Organism Nasal swab Nasal swab p value Subset A Subset B (N = 100) (N = 100) Staphylococcus aureus 25 45 0.003 * Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 10 29 0.001 * Pharyngeal Pharyngeal swab Subset A swab Subset B (N = 100) (N = 100) Staphylococcus aureus 5 6 0.756 Methicillin-resistant 2 3 0.651 Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Haemophilus influenzae 6 19 0.005 * Haemophilus parainfluenzae 3 4 0.700 Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 6 0.149 Beta-hemolytic streptococci 8 3 0.121 * Significant association.
agalactiae, Group C streptococci, Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, and Morganella morganii) were collected (one per patient episode) from patients in Latin American medical centers during 2011.
The antibiotic cotrimoxazole showed the highest rate of resistance against majority of the bacterial isolates including Group A beta haemolytic streptococci (GABHS) with 11 (2.37%) resistant and 3 (0.64%) susceptible; Group B streptococcus with 55 (11.85%) resistant and 1 (0.21%) susceptible; Group G Streptococci with 14 (3.01%) resistant and 11 (2.37%) susceptible; Streptococcus pneumoniae with 3 (0.64%) resistant; Haemophilus influenzae with 27 (5.81%) resistant and 59 (12.71%) susceptible, and Haemophilus parainfluenzae with 10 (2.15%) resistant and 21 (4.52%) susceptible.
(%) Haemophilus influenzae 44 (9.48%) Haemophilus parainfluenzae 10 (2.15%) Klebsiella pneumoniae 15 (3.23%) Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5 (1.07%) Citrobacter sp.
Abscess fluid cultures from drainage revealed Prevotella intermedia, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Streptococcus spp.
Infectious causes of acute COPD exacerbations Bacteria Viruses Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae Rhinovirus Moraxella catarrhalis Influenza Streptococcus pneumoniae Parainfluenza Pseudomonas aeruginosa Coronavirus Enterobacteriaceae Adenovirus Haemophilus parainfluenzae Respiratory syncitial virus 'Atypical bacteria' Human metapneumovirus
Haemophilus parainfluenzae is a gram-negative bacterium that is a normal habitant and an opportunistic pathogen of the respiratory tract.
Synovial fluid cultures from the initial arthrocentesis were now growing Haemophilus parainfluenzae with colonies observed on solid media within 24 hours of inoculation.

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