Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae meningitis complicated by hearing loss in a 9-year-old HIV-infected boy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 9-year old boy with perinatal HIV infection developed meningitis due to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae. His course was complicated by progressive hearing loss due to labyrinthitis ossificans. Placement of cochlear implant improved hearing thresholds. Nontypeable H. influenzae meningitis and use of cochlear implants have not previously been in HIV-infected children.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Agwu, AG; Pasternak, R; Joyner, M; Carver, CL; Francis, HW; Siberry, GK

Published Date

  • August 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 531 - 535

PubMed ID

  • 16893321

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1087-2914

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/apc.2006.20.531


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States