Pertussis in an adult man infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Doebbeling1990PertussisIA,
  title={Pertussis in an adult man infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Bradley N. Doebbeling and Manfred Feilmeier and Loreen A. Herwaldt},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={161 6},
  pages={
          1296-8
        }
}
A 25-year-old man infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with paroxysmal cough and dyspnea of 4-months duration. An extensive evaluation including bronchoscopy was negative. A nasopharyngeal swab was positive by direct fluorescent antigen detection and culture for Bordetella pertussis. Respiratory isolation, treatment with erythromycin, and prophylaxis of household contacts was used to eradicate the organism and prevent transmission. Pertussis should be considered as a… CONTINUE READING

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