Haemophilus influenzae - coccobacillus prokaryote (often exhibiting coccoid and bacilli /rod shapes); causes meningitis in children, pneumonia, epiglottitis, laryngitis, conjunctivitis, neonatal infection, otitis media (middle ear infection) and sinusitis in adults. H. influenzae harmlessly colonize the upper respiratory tract in most humans within the first few months of life. Encapsulated strains speard to cause diseases such as bronchitis and pneumonia.
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