Transmission of Bordetella pertussis to young infants.

  title={Transmission of Bordetella pertussis to young infants.},
  author={Aaron M. Wendelboe and Elisabeth Njamkepo and Antoine Bourillon and D Daniel Floret and Joel Gaudelus and Michael A. Gerber and Emmanuel Grimprel and David Greenberg and Scott Halperin and Johannes Liese and Flor Mu{\~n}oz-Rivas and R{\'e}my Teyssou and Nicole Guiso and Annelies van Rie},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  volume={26 4},
BACKGROUND Pertussis vaccination has reduced the number of notified cases in industrialized countries from peak years by more than 95%. The effect of recently recommended adult and adolescent vaccination strategies on infant pertussis depends, in part, on the proportion of infants infected by adults and adolescents. This proportion, however, remains unclear, because studies have not been able to determine the source case for 47%-60% of infant cases. METHODS A prospective international… CONTINUE READING
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