[The association between pertussis during infancy and childhood asthma].

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of pertussis and asthma in Israel increased during the last decade. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between pertussis during infancy (<6 months of age) and childhood asthma (3-9 years). METHODS We compared two groups of children >6 months of age who presented to the emergency room with a cough. Pertussis was diagnosed in… (More)

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@article{Kugelman2009TheAB, title={[The association between pertussis during infancy and childhood asthma].}, author={Amir Kugelman and Saja Anabussi and Nechama Sharon and Uri Rubinstein and Isaac Srugo}, journal={Harefuah}, year={2009}, volume={148 2}, pages={80-3, 140-1} }