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.