The pathogenesis of nontypable Haemophilus influenzae otitis media.


Journal Article (Review)

Nontypable Haemophilus influenzae is a common cause of otitis media and initiates infection by colonizing the upper respiratory tract. In this article, I review our current understanding of the molecular determinants of H. influenzae colonization and discuss the relationship between colonization and otitis media.

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Cited Authors

  • St Geme, JW

Published Date

  • December 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 Suppl 1 /

Start / End Page

  • S41 - S50

PubMed ID

  • 11163462

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11163462

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-2518

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0264-410X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0264-410x(00)00277-2


  • eng