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Haemophilus B - The Disease
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  1. How do I know if my child has Hib disease?
    The diagnosis of Hib disease is usually made based on one or more laboratory tests using a sample of infected body fluid, such as blood or spinal fluid.

  2. Is there a treatment for Hib disease?
    Hib disease is treated with antibiotics for 10 to 14 days. Most cases require hospitalization. Even with antibiotic treatment, about 5% of all children with Hib meningitis die from the disease.