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This section provides reference details and - where available - links and abstracts for general publications addressing Haemophilus influenzae type b relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. References include journal articles, reports, theses, and other literature.


Brown J, Simpson G (2014)

Diffuse panbronchiolitis in an Australian Aborigine.

Respiratory Case Reports; 2(2): 64–66

Fisher NJ (2014)

Haemophilus influenzae serotype a septic arthritis in an immunized central Australian Indigenous child.

International Journal of Infectious Diseases; 21: 15–16

Hare KM (2014)

The bacteriology of bronchiectasis and impact of azithromycin on upper and lower airway bacteria and resistance in Australian Indigenous children.

Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Charles Darwin University: Darwin

Pickering J, Smith-Vaughan H, Beissbarth J, Bowman JM, Wiertsema S, Riley TV, Leach AJ, Richmond P, Lehmann D, Kirkham LS (2014)

Diversity of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae colonizing Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology; 52(5): 1352-1357


Menzies RI, Markey P, Boyd R, Koehler AP, McIntyre PB (2013)

No evidence of increasing haemophilus influenzae non-b infection in Australian Aboriginal children.

International Journal of Circumpolar Health; 72: 20992

Retrieved 5 August 2013 from

O'Grady K-A F, Whiley DM, Torzillo PJ, Sloots TP, Lambert SB (2013)

Mailed versus frozen transport of nasal swabs for surveillance of respiratory bacteria in remote Indigenous communities in Australia.

BMC Infectious Diseases; 13( 543

Retrieved 14 November 2013 from


Thomson N, MacRae A, Brankovich J, Burns J, Catto M, Gray C, Levitan L, Maling C, Potter C, Ride K, Stumpers S, Urquhart B (2012)

Overview of Australian Indigenous health status, 2011.

Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


Jacups SP, Morris PS, Leach AJ (2011)

Haemophilus influenzae type b carriage in Indigenous children and children attending childcare centers in the Northern Territory, Australia, spanning pre- and post-vaccine eras.

Vaccine; 29(16): 3083-3088


Menzies R, Turnour C, Chiu C, McIntyre P (2008)

Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia, 2003 to 2006.

Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing

Roche PW, Krause V, Cook H, Barralet J, Coleman D, Sweeny A, Fielding J, Giele C, Gilmour R, Holland R, Kampen R, Brown M, Gilbert L, Hogg G, Murphy D (2008)

Invasive pneumococcal disease in Australia, 2006.

Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 32(1): 18-30

Wang H, Deeks S, Glasswell A, McIntyre P (2008)

Trends in invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Australia, 1995-2005.

Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 32(3): 316-325

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