HITB

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AcronymDefinition
HITBHack in the Box (website and conference series)
HITBHemophilus Influenzae Type B (bacterium)
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In a study of 120 children in Toronto, Canada age two to six months old, half received the diphtheria, polio, tetanus toxoid, acellular pertussis, and Hemophilus influenzae type B (DPTaP-HiB) vaccination before the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) while the other half received the shots in the opposite order.
A recent study from Bangladesh on Hemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (9), acknowledges funding from the Asian Development Bank and USAID, technical help from WHO, and Hib vaccine costing millions from Sanofi Pasteur.
Letter to the Editor on Policy analysis of the use of hepatitis B, Hemophilus influenzae type B, Streptococcus pneumoniae-conjugate and rotavirus vaccines in the national immunization schedules.
Acute epiglottitis was once more commonly a pediatric disease, but since the introduction of the Hemophilus influenzae type B vaccine in 1985, pediatric incidence has declined from 3.5 to 0.6 per 100,000 children per year; the adult incidence has remained stable at 1.8 per 100,000 per year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the source of this information, uses the shorthand 4:3:1:3:3 for full immunization and recommends four doses of diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine; three or more doses of polio vaccine; one or more doses of measles-containing vaccine (such as MMR); three or more doses of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae type B) vaccine; and three doses of hepatitis B vaccine.
The most commonly identified bacteriologic agent in supraglottitis is Hemophilus influenzae type B (HiB), and for many years, supraglottitis was regarded as primarily a disease of infancy and childhood.
Blood cultures were positive for Hemophilus influenzae type b in three children and for Serratia marcescens in one adult.
Perhaps the most serious infection seen in children who attend day-care centers is Hemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib).