How is Hib diagnosed?
Your doctor will be able to diagnoses Hib from your symptoms and an examination.
Diagnosis of Hib may include:
- physical examination
- blood test
- test of the fluid around the spine (cerebrospinal fluid)
- tests of other specimens where necessary.
Sources & Citations
- New South Wales Government Health. Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) fact sheet. Available at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/haemophilus_influenzae_b.aspx (accessed 15 April 2018).
- Victoria State Government. Better Health Channel. Haemophilus influenzae type B. Available at: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/HealthyLiving/haemophilus-influenzae-type-b-hib (accessed 15 April 2018).
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