Resurgence of pertussis at the age of vaccination: clinical, epidemiological, and molecular aspects.

@article{Torres2015ResurgenceOP,
  title={Resurgence of pertussis at the age of vaccination: clinical, epidemiological, and molecular aspects.},
  author={Ros{\^a}ngela Stadnick Lauth de Almeida Torres and Talita Z Santos and Robson Ant{\^o}nio de Almeida Torres and Val{\'e}ria V G Pereira and Lucas A F F{\'a}vero and Otavio R M Filho and Margareth Leonor Penkal and Leni S Araujo},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2015},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={333-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Report the incidence, epidemiology, clinical features, death, and vaccination status of patients with whooping cough and perform genotypic characterization of isolates of B. pertussis identified in the state of Paraná, during January 2007 to December 2013. METHODS Cross-sectional study including 1,209 patients with pertussis. Data were obtained through the Notifiable Diseases Information System (Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação - SINAN) and molecular epidemiology was… CONTINUE READING

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