Photos of Pertussis

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Image two - Infant being treated for severe pertussis infection
Image one - Infant being treated for severe pertussis infection
Image three - Infant being treated for severe pertussis infection

Infant being treated for severe pertussis infection. She received extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a procedure that can take over the work of the lungs and heart. She also received dialysis to help her kidneys keep working.

A photomicrograph of Bordetella (Haemophilus) pertussis bacteria using Gram stain technique.

A photomicrograph of Bordetella pertussis bacteria using Gram stain technique.
Source: PHIL Photo ID# 2121

Bronchiolar plugging in neonate with pertussis pneumonia.

Bronchiolar plugging in neonate with pertussis pneumonia.
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Source: Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics

Child with broken blood vessels in eyes and bruising on face due to pertussis coughing.

Child with broken blood vessels in eyes and bruising on face due to pertussis coughing.
Source: From the Immunization Action Coalitionimage icon

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