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Pertussis: The Whooping Cough

Van Tuong Ngoc Nguyen, Lauren Simon
Primary Care 2018, 45 (3): 423-431
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Bordetella pertussis can cause serious and potentially fatal complications, especially in very young infants. Early diagnosis and treatment of pertussis with a macrolide antibiotic, such as azithromycin, before the paroxysmal stage of disease can help mitigate complications and reduce the spread of this highly contagious disease.

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