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Table 3 Distribution of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae biotypes in healthy people and in patients with sarcoidosis

From: Changes in the prevalence and biofilm formation of Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae from the respiratory microbiota of patients with sarcoidosis

  Healthy people Patients with sarcoidosis
Biotype Nasopharynx Nasopharynx Sputum Total
  No. (%) of isolates    
Haemophilus influenzae n = 1   n = 19  
 II 0 (0) 3 (15.8) 0 (0) 3 (15.8)
 III 0 (0) 2 (10.5) 7 (36.8) 9 (47.4)
 VI 1 (100) 1 (5.3) 4 (21.1) 5 (26.3)
 VIII 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (10.5) 2 (10.5)
Haemophilus parainfluenzae n = 65   n = 96  
 I 38 (58.5) 25 (26.0) 33 (34.4) 58 (60.4)
 II 13 (20.0) 15 (15.6) 14 (14.6) 29 (30.2)
 III 8 (12.3) 5 (5.2) 1 (1.04) 6 (6.3)
 IV 4 (6.2) 1 (1.04) 0 (0) 1 (1.04)
 VI 1 (1.5) 1 (1.04) 0 (0) 1 (1.04)
 VII 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.04) 1 (1.04)
 VIII 1 (1.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)