Alcohol and serum bactericidal activity against Hemophilus influenzae

K. Crossley, J. B. Warren

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Two investigations and considerable clinical lore suggest that alcohol use may be associated with unusual susceptibility to infection with Hemophilus influenzae, type b (HIB). This paper reports experiments designed to determine the effect of alcohol ingestion on some parameters of host defense against this organism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)749-752
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Studies on Alcohol
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1980


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