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pertussis vaccine


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pertussis vaccine

Bordetella pertussis and Pertussis Vaccines

Possible Options for New Pertussis Vaccines

Immune Responses to Pertussis Vaccines and Disease

Pertussis Vaccine Trials in the 1990s

Historical Review Of Pertussis And The Classical Vaccine

Estimating the Effectiveness of Acellular Pertussis Vaccines

Cellular and Acellular Pertussis Vaccines in Adults

Reduced Risk of Pertussis Among Persons Ever Vaccinated With Whole Cell Pertussis Vaccine Compared to Recipients of Acellular Pertussis Vaccines in a Large US Cohort

Are Only Antibody Levels Involved in the Protection against Pertussis in Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Recipients?

A Trial of Acellular Pertussis Vaccine in Hospital Workers during the Cincinnati Pertussis Epidemic of 1993

Effectiveness of Adolescent and Adult Tetanus, Reduced-Dose Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine against Pertussis

Live Attenuated Pertussis Vaccine BPZE1 Protects Baboons Against Bordetella pertussis Disease and Infection

Underestimating the Safety Benefits of a New Vaccine: The Impact of Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Versus Whole-Cell Pertussis Vaccine on Health Services Utilization

Immunodominant Domains Present on the Bordetella pertussis Vaccine Component Filamentous Hemagglutinin

Acellular Pertussis Vaccines: The Rationale For An Efficacy Trial In Germany

Estimating the Effectiveness of Tetanus-Diphtheria-Acellular Pertussis Vaccine

Role of Pertactin in Pertussis Vaccines: The Jury Is Still Out

Pertussis Vaccine Performance in an Epidemic Year—Oregon, 2012

 

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A suspension of killed Bordetella pertussis administered in three doses in the first 6 months of life provides a high degree of protection against pertussis. The vaccine has some adverse effects, but the risks of these are considerably less than the risks of death or dangerous complications associated with pertussis, especially in infants. For international recommendations, see http://www.who.int/vaccines/en/pertussis.shtml; the US recommendations are similar.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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