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Molecular Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Clinical Manifestations of Respiratory Infections Due to Bordetella pertussis and Other Bordetella Subspecies
SUMMARY Bordetella respiratory infections are common in people (B. pertussis) and in animals (B. bronchiseptica). During the last two decades, much has been learned about the virulence determinants,Expand
Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Women in Rio de Janeiro.
BACKGROUND Zika virus (ZIKV) has been linked to central nervous system malformations in fetuses. To characterize the spectrum of ZIKV disease in pregnant women and infants, we followed patients inExpand
Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Women in Rio de Janeiro—Preliminary Report
(Abstracted from N Engl J Med 2016; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1602412) Zika virus (ZIKV) was first identified in Brazil in 2015 by reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction assays of serum specimensExpand
Epidemic pertussis in 2012--the resurgence of a vaccine-preventable disease.
  • J. Cherry
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 29 August 2012
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States is currently experiencing what may turn out to be the largest outbreak of reported pertussis in 50 years. Why has thisExpand
The Epidemiology of Pertussis: A Comparison of the Epidemiology of the Disease Pertussis With the Epidemiology of Bordetella pertussis Infection
In the prevaccine era pertussis epidemics followed a cyclic pattern, with peaks every 2 to 5 years. With the marked reduction of pertussis by vaccination, the same cyclic pattern still occurs.Expand
Efficacy of an acellular pertussis vaccine among adolescents and adults.
BACKGROUND Pertussis immunization of adults may be necessary to improve the control of a rising burden of disease and infection. This trial of an acellular pertussis vaccine among adolescents andExpand
A search for serologic correlates of immunity to Bordetella pertussis cough illnesses.
In a pertussis vaccine efficacy trial in Germany we collected sera from vaccinees (DTaP or DTP) after the third and fourth doses of vaccine or at comparable time periods in DT vaccine recipients. InExpand
Defining Pertussis Epidemiology: Clinical, Microbiologic and Serologic Perspectives
In the past decade, numerous sources have noted an increase in reported pertussis in highly immunized populations. This has been accompanied by a perceived change in disease epidemiology,Expand
The epidemiology of pertussis and pertussis immunization in the United Kingdom and the United States: a comparative study.
  • J. Cherry
  • Medicine
  • Current problems in pediatrics
  • 1 February 1984
Pertussis is a common serious illness of childhood that can be controlled by immunization. It is a unique disease in that it is clinically manifested more often in females than in males. In the 20thExpand
Clinical practice. Croup.
  • J. Cherry
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 24 January 2008
Copyright © 2008 Massachusetts Medical Society. Crouplike symptoms develop in a previously healthy 2-year-old girl at 11 p.m. She is seen in an emergency department 2 hours later with a barking coughExpand