Pertussis infection in the United States

Role for vaccination of adolescents and adults

Dennis A. Brooks, Richard Clover

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Abstract

Pertussis is the only vaccine-preventable disease on the rise in the United States, with increasing incidence in adolescents and adults related to waning immunity. Although often considered a relatively mild infection in these populations, pertussis can be a serious, potentially deadly illness, particularly in children

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-611
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Volume19
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2006

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Whooping Cough
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  • Family Practice

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Pertussis infection in the United States : Role for vaccination of adolescents and adults. / Brooks, Dennis A.; Clover, Richard.

In: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Vol. 19, No. 6, 11.2006, p. 603-611.

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