Journal Article

Pertussis, Still a Formidable Foe

Kevin Forsyth

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 45, issue 11, pages 1487-1491
Published in print December 2007 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2007 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/522660
Pertussis, Still a Formidable Foe

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Pertussis disease remains a major global health problem. Both the public and health care professionals remain poorly informed about the disease caused by Bordetella pertussis. Control is possible. There are now many publications highlighting important immunization strategies to enable significant control of the mortality and morbidity caused by pertussis

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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