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Haemophilus influenzae type b MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.600.450.330.150
B03.660.250.550.290.330.150
Unique ID
D019741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019741
Annotation
infection: coordinate with HAEMOPHILUS INFECTIONS or MENINGITIS, HAEMOPHILUS; HAEMOPHILUS VACCINES is available
Scope Note
A type of H. influenzae isolated most frequently from biotype I. Prior to vaccine availability, it was a leading cause of childhood meningitis.
Entry Term(s)
Hemophilus influenzae type b
Hib
Previous Indexing
Haemophilus influenzae (1966-1997)
See Also
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Haemophilus influenzae type b Preferred
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