Status of Pertussis in Iran


BACKGROUND Pertussis is a respiratory and contagious disease which is mostly caused by Bordetella pertussis and B. parapertussis. It usually spreads from person to personduring the incubation or catarrhal phase of the disease. Despite of large-scale vaccination, whooping cough is still an endemic disease with several outbreaks. OBJECTIVES The aim of this… (More)
DOI: 10.5812/jjm.12421


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