Disease SpecificsProvides an overview of pertussis, including trends, bacterium characteristics, and pathogenesis...
TreatmentExplains what treatment options are available for pertussis...
Clinical FeaturesExplains how the illness is divided into three stages: catarrhal, paroxysmal and convalescent...
Clinical ComplicationsDescribes possible complications of pertussis...
Diagnostic TestingProvides an overview of collecting samples from patients and case definitions...
PreventionDescribes vaccines being the best way to protect against pertussis and gives information about preventive antibiotics…
Provider EducationVideos on recognizing and treating pertussis, how to collect clinical specimens, and vaccine guidelines...
Coughing Up the Facts on Pertussis
Presentation on Emerging Trends and Vaccine Recommendations Updated 11/27/2014
CDC Commentary: Protecting Patients From Deadly Pertussis: Updated Vaccine Guidelines
An overview of the latest recommendations for giving DTaP and Tdap, including to pregnant women.
Running Time: 4:05 mins Date Released: 01/21/2014
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