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Whooping cough in school age children with persistent cough: prospective cohort study in primary care.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the proportion of school age children with a persistent cough who have evidence of a recent Bordetella pertussis infection. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study (October 2001 to March 2005). SETTING: General practices in Oxfordshire, England. PARTICIPANTS: 172 children aged 5-16 years who presented to their general practitioner with a cough lasting 14 days or more who consented to have a blood test. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Serological evidence of a recent Bordetella pertussi...

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10.1136/bmj.38870.655405.ae

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
333
Issue:
7560
Pages:
174-177
Publication date:
2006-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
110976
Language:
English
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pubs:110976
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2012-12-19

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