Hib – vaccine

Alternative Names

type B (Hib) vaccine; Vaccine – Hib; conjugate vaccine

Definition of Hib – vaccine

The HiB vaccine (immunization) prevents childhood infections, which can cause severe and potentially deady illnesses that affect the brain, lungs, and bones or joints.


David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. – 11/2/2009

Haemophilus influenza organism
Haemophilus influenza organism
Hib immunization (vaccine)

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