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Meaning of "Hib" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIB

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WHAT DOES HIB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Hib in the English dictionary

The definition of Hib in the dictionary is Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIB

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Hibernia
Hibernian
Hibernianism
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Hibernicism

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIB

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Guru Granth Sahib
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Women´s Lib

Synonyms and antonyms of Hib in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Hib» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIB

Find out the translation of Hib to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Hib from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Hib» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乙型流感嗜血杆菌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hib
570 millions of speakers

English

Hib
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हिब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المستدمية النزلية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Hib
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hib
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিব্
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Hib
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hib
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hib
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のHib
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

히브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hib
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hib
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

HIB
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hib
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Hib
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hib
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Hib
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hib
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Hib
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Hib
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Hib
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hib
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Hib

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIB»

The term «Hib» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.372 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Hib

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIB»

Discover the use of Hib in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Hib and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mucosal Immunology
Similarly, Hib conjugate vaccines decreased carriage rates after immunization of native American children (Takala et al., 1993) and children in day-care settings, despite direct exposure to index cases of Hib (Murphy et al., 1993). Reductions ...
Jiri Mestecky, Michael E. Lamm, Pearay L. Ogra, 2005
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Infections of the Central Nervous System
HIB conjugate vaccines, even among children younger than 1 year in whom vaccine was not being used (27). In 1997, the proportion of infants who had received HIB vaccine by age 7 months was only 61% (Centers for Disease Control and ...
W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra, 2004
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The Microbe-Host Interface in Respiratory Tract Infections
HAEMOPHILUS /A/FLL/EA/ZAETYPE B DISEASE Before the introduction of vaccination, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the most common cause of severe bacterial infections in infants and young children, manifested as epiglottitis, ...
Jan L. L. Kimpen, Octavio Ramilo, 2004
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Adverse Events Associated with Childhood Vaccines: Evidence ...
Hib IPV, Hib, hepatitis B DPT. Hib, OPV DPT, OPV DPT, OPV. Hib DPT, OPV. Hib DPT, OPV. Pedivax 129 OPV, DPT, Hib DPT, OPV, Hib DPT, polio, Hib DPT, OPV , Hib DPT, OPV, Hib DPT, OPV, Hib DPT, OPV. Hib DPT, OPV, Hib DPT, OPV, ...
Kathleen R. Stratton, Cynthia J. Howe, 1994
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Oski's Pediatrics: Principles & Practice
In the United States, approximately 20,000 cases of systemic Hib infection occurred yearly before the introduction of the Hib protein conjugate vaccines. Most cases were bacterial meningitis. The estimated annual age-specific attack ...
Julia A. McMillan, Ralph D. Feigin, Catherine DeAngelis, 2006
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Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children II: II
(3) However, almost 80% of participants in the Dallas •ials had meningitis due to Haemophilia influenzae type b (Hib) which became a ire cause of childhood bacterial meningitis in most industrialised countries by the mid 1990s following the ...
Andrew J. Pollard, Adam Finn, 2007
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Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved
For example, in the United States, within four years of the initial licensing of conjugate vaccines in December 1987, the number ofyoung children diagnosed with Hib disease fell by 71%, with up to 16,000 cases of the disease prevented in  ...
Ruth Levine, 2007
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Vaccines: What You Should Know
Recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics The Hib vaccine is recommended to be given as a series of shots to all children under five years of age. There are three pharmaceutical companies that make the Hib vaccine used for ...
Paul A. Offit, Louis M. Bell, 2003
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Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
In addition to reducing invasive Hib disease, including Hib meningitis, the vaccine was also shown to reduce the incidence of radiologically confirmed pneumonia by 21 percent (reduction of 1.3 cases per 1,000 children). The overall reduction ...
Dean T. Jamison, 2006
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Vaccines: Preventing Disease & Protecting Health
It is noteworthy, however, that to date the Vaccine Fund has been used to purchase Hib conjugate vaccines for the developing countries of Africa, but not those of Asia. While there are many possible reasons why Hib conjugate vaccines have ...
Ciro A. de Quadros, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Hib is used in the context of the following news items.
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Column: Back-to-school shots a proven investment
Hib. Before the first vaccine was licensed in 1985, about 20,000 cases of Hib (short for Haemophilus influenzae type B bacteria) occurred each ... «Helena Independent Record, Jul 15»
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Transforming berberine into its intestine-absorbable form by the gut …
... M & insert: in rat small intestinal bacteria (RSIB); L & insert: in human intestinal bacteria (HIB) in vitro. The Y axis shows the percentage of the ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Giving a digital touch to architecture
The company has tied up with HIB (high identity buildings), a Spanish major and global leader in lab market projects to get access to business ... «Hindu Business Line, Jul 15»
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Hexyon (Prophylactic Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines) Forecast and …
Hexyon [Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component), hepatitis B (rDNA), inactivated poliovirus, Hib conjugate vaccine (adsorbed)] is ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
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HBV immunization and vaccine coverage among hospitalized …
... vaccine [17], in Cameroon and CAR, QuinvaxemTM, a DTwP-HepB-Hib vaccine, in Senegal) to infants at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age. «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
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Infanrix Hexa (Prophylactic Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines) Forecast and …
Infanrix Hexa [Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component), hepatitis B (rDNA), inactivated poliovirus, Hib conjugate vaccine ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
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Cheaper HIB vaccine will help widen coverage
NAGPUR: A preclinical trial conducted by global vaccine R&D major, Hilleman Laboratories, on the Haemophilus influenzae type b (HIB) ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Eastern Panhandle LGBTQ Alliance to host pride celebration Saturday
The Jefferson County Health Department will offer free HIV testing, and will distribute literature on HIB/AIDS, breast cancer and other issues. «Herald-Mail Media, Jul 15»
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Effingham Unit 40 School Registration Information Announced
Boosters Dtap, Polio, MMR, and Varicella needed for Kindergarten; Tdapand Varicella for 6th grade; HIB (haemophilus influenza B) and ... «Effingham's News Leader, Jul 15»
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The serum that fuels debate
“In California only six out of the twelve vaccines are required: DTaP, Polio, Hib, Hep B, MMR, and Chickenpox. The other six vaccines are ... «The Tracy Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hib [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hib>. Jun 2019 ».
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