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Unformatted text preview: meningitis in children aged 6 months-2 years. It is uncommon in adults because of protective antibody. Cellulitis, conjunctivitis, epiglottitis and arthritis may also result from Haemophilus infection. For pneumonia in adult men, unencapsulated H. influenzae is second only to the pneumococcus ( S. pneumoniae ). Those affected are usually chronic smokers, alcoholics or elderly....
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