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Hib

 
Haemophilus influenzae, type b.

Hib

abbr.
Haemophilus influenzae type b

Hib

Vaccine given to children against Haemophilus influenzae serotype B meningitis.

Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b.
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Anne Schuchat, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, stressed the "critical importance" of reinstating the booster dose of Hib vaccine in children aged 12-15 months, in a July 30 letter to health care providers.
Another development likely to ease the burden of programme managers is the shift from freeze-dried Hib vaccine (which has to be reconstituted before administration) to fully liquid Hib vaccine.
The names of children 2-4 years of age with full Hib vaccination (3 doses) were obtained from district computerized immunization records.
Ongoing studies suggest, for example, that even among those who respond to the current vaccine, there may be a "window' of increased susceptibility to Hib infection during the first seven days after immunization.
At this time, production of Merck Hib vaccine products remains suspended; however, supplies of Sanofi Pasteur vaccines ActHIB (monovalent Hib vaccine) and Pentacel (DTaPIPV/ Hib) are available for use for the primary Hib vaccination series and booster in infants and children.
The Hib vaccine shortage does not appear to have resulted in an increase in the number of disease cases in children less than 5 years of age, said the CDC's Dr.
Asilanmamis dort yas altindaki (evde veya kreste yasayan) cocuklar disinda asplenik, sickle cel anemili, HIV'li, diger immun yetmezlikli, malign neoplazmali gibi ozel durumlardaki cocuklar da invazif Hib enfeksiyonu icin riskli hastalardir.
The major obstacles to introducing Hib conjugate vaccines into developing countries have been their cost and the population's limited awareness about the impact of Hib disease.
Hib was first given as a single vaccine in 1992 as part of a national campaign and is now given with DTwP, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, or whooping cough, at two, three and four months.
From 1998 to 2000, rates of invasive Hib disease among children less than 5 years of age ranged from 0 to 2.