From Big Medical Encyclopedia

PFEYFFERA STICK (R. F. J. Pfeiffer, is mute. bacteriologist, 1858 — 1945; synonym: stick of an influenza, Pfeyffer's stick — Afanasyeva, Haemophilus influenzae) — species of bacteria of the sort Haemophilus; the motionless gram-negative polymorphic stick, a dispute does not form (some strains form the capsule), the activator of an acute inflammation of upper respiratory tracts, otitis, meningitis at the person — is well painted with fuchsin, more intensively on poles, see. Gemoglobinofilny bacteria .