Which procedures are performed in the workup of Haemophilus influenzae infections?

Updated: Jul 02, 2019
  • Author: Joseph Adrian L Buensalido, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Endotracheal intubation or tracheostomy: To secure airway in patients with epiglottitis

Lumbar puncture: When meningitis is suspected


Aspiration of soft or subcutaneous tissue in the presence of cellulitis

Joint, lung, and sinus aspiration

Transtracheal aspiration



Laparoscopy and tubal cultures in women: For suspected NTHi

Culdocentesis and peritoneal fluid cultures in women: For suspected NTHi

See Workup for more detail.

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