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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

Haemophilus influenzae Invasive Disease in the United States, 1994–1995: Near Disappearance of a Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Disease

Kristine M. Bisgard, Annie S. Kao, John Leake, Peter M. Strebel, Bradley A. Perkins, and Melinda Wharton
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 4

Reported infection sitea among Hi invasive disease cases,b United States, 1994 – 1995

Number (%)
Site Children aged
0 – 4yearsc Persons aged
> 5 yearsd
Bacteremiae 299 (62) 551 (51)
Meningitis 213 (44) 167 (16)
Pneumonia 42 (9) 390 (36)
Cellulitis 19 (4) 7 (1)
Epiglottitis 8 (2) 19 ( 2)

aIncludes case-patients with multiple infection sites, such as meningitis and bacteremia.
eBacteremia is reported following positive blood culture results, with or without foci.

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