Antibiotic Sensitivity of Haemophilus Influenzae

  • P. Cavanagh
  • Sandra Kattan
  • R. B. Sykes
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 3)


Consecutive sputum samples from over 1600 patients with chest conditions yielded the Haemophilus spp. which are the subject of this communication. 55% yielded significant organisms and 55% of these were Haemophilus spp. “Chronic chests” yielded 72% and “pneumonia”,“post-anaesthesia” and “paediatric” chests yielded 4%, 19% and 5% of our strains respectively.


Chronic Bronchitis HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE Sputum Sample Antibiotic Sensitivity Tetracycline Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Cavanagh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sandra Kattan
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. B. Sykes
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Public Health LaboratoryLondonUK
  2. 2.Hospital Medical CollegeGlaxo Research Ltd.MiddlesexUK

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