How is Hib disease 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
5. Better Health Channel. Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib). Available at: www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/HealthyLiving/haemophilus-influenzae-type-b-hib (accessed 24 November 2021).
MAT-AU-2102459 Date of preparation January 2022Show All