Haemophilus influenzae

Type: Bacterium


ascending colon - kidney (R)

cecum - cecum

thoracic 10 - thoracic 10

lacrimal - lacrimal



H. influenzae produces mucus inside the lung. Pneumonia. It can also cause erectile dysfunction , bleeding, colitis, poor digestion.

Anaerobic facultative bacteria, there are several types, of which the most infectious is type B. It can be considered an opportunistic pathogen. In children and imunodepresed it may cause pneumonia, meningitis, epiglottitis, otitis, conjunctivitis, sinusitis, sepsis.


It is transmitted by small droplets expelled when sneezing or talking.


The influenza virus has various types and this to some extent determines the severity of the disease, as well as the condition of the person. The most common symptoms are: mucus, sore throat, swelling, headache, muscle pain, weakness, and discomfort.

The immune system is usually able to control the infection within a few days. In immunosuppressed people or with other diseases such as diabetes, cancer, AIDS, asthma, heart conditions; there may be complications such as bronchitis, pneumonia, otitis, among others. If the disease worsens, it can lead to death.


From person to person, by air. Contagion can occur from the first day the disease is contracted to more than 7 days later.

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