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Pertussis-induced cough.

Abstract:

Pertussis (whooping cough) is one of the commonest vaccine preventable diseases in the UK, despite vaccination coverage being maintained for the last 15 years at over 90% among infants and the addition of a pre-school booster to the UK national immunisation programme in 2001. However, it is known that pertussis vaccine does not confer long-term immunity to clinical infection. Evidence of pertussis infection has been reported in 37% of children presenting in UK primary care and 20% of adolesce...

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10.1016/j.pupt.2010.10.011

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Harnden, A More by this author
Journal:
Pulmonary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
304-307
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1522-9629
ISSN:
1094-5539
URN:
uuid:2391d958-4ab6-470d-a706-6426fb708681
Source identifiers:
214387
Local pid:
pubs:214387

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