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FAQ

How is Hib disease diagnosed?

Page last updated 18 January 2022

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 2022

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