IMR Press / FBL / Volume 6 / Issue 4 / DOI: 10.2741/marrs

Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark (FBL) is published by IMR Press from Volume 26 Issue 5 (2021). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on imrpress.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with Frontiers in Bioscience.

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Haemophilus influenzae – human specific bacteria

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1 Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
2 Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
3 Department of Biology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Academic Editor: Jeffrey Cirillo

Front. Biosci. (Landmark Ed) 2001, 6(4), 41–60; https://doi.org/10.2741/marrs
Published: 1 September 2001
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bacterial respiratory pathogens)
Abstract

Haemophilus influenzae is both a commensal and a pathogen specific to humans. Here we review this bacterium with special emphasis on characteristics that may be involved in virulence.

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