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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Answer

Endotracheal intubation or tracheostomy: To secure airway in patients with epiglottitis

Lumbar puncture: When meningitis is suspected

Bronchoscopy

Aspiration of soft or subcutaneous tissue in the presence of cellulitis

Joint, lung, and sinus aspiration

Transtracheal aspiration

Tympanocentesis

Pericardiocentesis

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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