State of art in antibacterial susceptibility ofBordetella pertussis and antibiotic treatment of pertussis

@article{Hoppe1998StateOA,
  title={State of art in antibacterial susceptibility ofBordetella pertussis and antibiotic treatment of pertussis},
  author={Jane E Hoppe},
  journal={Infection},
  year={1998},
  volume={26},
  pages={242-246}
}
In 1988, we reviewed in INFECTION the then available data on the antibacterial susceptibility of Bordetella permssis, the causative agent of pertussis (whooping cough), and on the treatment and prevention of this disease [1.. 2]. Ten years later, many new antibiotics have become available and their in vitro activity against B. pertussis has been evaluated. In addition, clinical studies have added to our knowledge of the antibacterial treatment of the disease. This paper presents this new… CONTINUE READING