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Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries Haemophilus Influenzae Infection (see comments a and b)

Author(s)Health Protection Agency
AbstractGuidelines on the Management of Communicable Diseases in Schools and Nurseries: Haemophilius Influenzae Infection. This document provides details of mode of transmission - definition of onset; incubation period; risk of transmission - duration of shedding; period of infectiousness - serial interval; and exclusion period from school / nursery. Children are now vaccinated against this organism. Close (household) contacts of cases should receive antibiotic prophylaxis.
Date of publishing04/30/2003
Date of last review by us03/03/2008
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