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15 Pertussis 215 215 215 Pertussis Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Outbreaks of pertussis were first described in the 16th century, and the organism was first isolated in 1906.
ODH-IDCM PERTUSSIS Page 1/Section 3 Revised 6/2011 Pertussis ( Bordetella pertussis) (Whooping Cough) REPORTING INFORMATION Class B1: Report by the close of the next business day after the case or suspected case presents and/or a positive laboratory result to the local public health ...
The Health Care of Homeless Persons - Part I - Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 93 Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Johnye Ballenger, MD, FAAP This exuberant boy is flexing his muscles for our photographer in the parking lot of the motel where he lived with his mother and two brothers for one year.
MDCH Vaccine-Preventable Disease Investigation Guidelines - Pertussis 2/2008 Pertussis CLINICAL CASE DEFINITION For endemic or sporadic cases, a cough illness lasting at least 2 weeks with one or more of the following: ç paroxysms of coughing, ç inspiratory "whoop," ç post-tussive vomiting ...
Chapter 5 — Special Conditions Lynn Zanardi, MD, MPH Revised April 2000 This chapter contains guidelines for the management of pertussis in individuals with special medical or physiologic conditions.
Pertussis 1. DISEASE REPORTING A. Purpose of Reporting and Surveillance 1. To prevent illness and death among high-risk persons and among persons who may transmit pertussis to high-risk persons.
Bordetella pe. rtussis . By Catherine Gebhart, Ph.D., Technica. l Director, Molecular Diag. nostics Laboratory, UNMC . Bordetella pertussis is the cause of one of the most contagious human diseases known as
MDCH Vaccine-Preventable Disease Investigation Guidelines – Pertussis 2/2008 . Pertussis . CLINICAL CASE DEFINITION For endemic or sporadic cases, a cough illness lasting at least 2 weeks with one or more of the
Pertussis Outbreak Kit, Texas Department of Health, Version 1.0, 4/1/2002 88 View “Pertussis—United States, 1997-2000 at: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml /mm5104a1.htm