TITLE

The return of the 100-day cough: Resurgence of pertussis in the 1990s

AUTHOR(S)
Tam, Theresa W.S.; Bentsi-Enchill, Adwoa
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/22/98, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p695
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the prevalence of pertussis in Canada. What pertussis is; Incidence of pertussis; Preventability of the disease; Number of reported cases; Factors in the increased incidence of pertussis; Adolescents and adults the major reservoir for Bordetella pertussis; New acellular pertussis (aP) vaccines.
ACCESSION #
1105172

 

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