Haemophilus aegyptius


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Haemophilus aegyptius

[hē‚mäf·ə·ləs ə′jip·tē·əs]
(microbiology)
A pathogenic bacterium associated with acute contagious forms of conjunctivitis and Brazilian purpuric fever.
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Evolution of the paralogous hap and iga genes in Haemophilus influenzae: evidence for a conserved hap pseudogene associated with microcolony formation in the recently diverged Haemophilus aegyptius and H.
Brazilian purpuric fever: Haemophilus aegyptius bacteremia complicating purulent conjunctivities.
Isolation of Haemophilus aegyptius associated with Brazilian purpuric fever, of Chloropidae (Diptera) of the genera Hippelates and Liohippelates [in Portuguese].