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Clinical characteristics of pertussis-associated cough in adults and children: a diagnostic systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly infective cause of cough that causes significant morbidity and mortality. Existing case definitions include paroxysmal cough, whooping and post-tussive vomiting but diagnosis can be difficult. We determined the diagnostic accuracy of clinical characteristics of pertussis-associated cough. Methods We systematically searched CINAHL, Embase, Medline and SCI-EXPANDED/CPCI-S up to June 2016. Eligible studies comp... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.chest.2017.04.186

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Oxford, Academic Services, Science and Medicine Subject Area, Health Care Libraries
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Chest Journal website
Volume:
152
Issue:
2
Pages:
353-367
Publication date:
2017-05-13
Acceptance date:
2017-04-26
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EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
Pubs id:
pubs:692201
URN:
uri:cf6307b4-f6ee-4c3f-9660-0be4db3bb574
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uuid:cf6307b4-f6ee-4c3f-9660-0be4db3bb574
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pubs:692201

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