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Check out the following list of publications if you are interested in research, immunization recommendations, and other references specific to preventing whooping cough in infants.


  • Cortese MM, Bisgard KM. Pertussis. In: Wallace RB, Kohatsu N, Kast JM, ed. Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Fifteenth Edition. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2008;111-14.
  • Tanaka M, Vitek CR, Pascual FB, et al. Trends in pertussis among infants in the United States, 1980-1999. JAMA. 2003;290:2968–75.

Birth Dose Strategy to Prevent Whooping Cough in Babies


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Immunization Recommendations for Whooping Cough

Immunogenicity and Effectiveness

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Maternal Vaccination to Prevent Whooping Cough in Babies


Note: Presentations given to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices are available online or by request to

Source of Whooping Cough Infection for Babies

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