Bordetella pertussis (Whooping Cough) and other speciesUploader: Shaktijin 3 month ago Subscribe 5
Submit feedback Privacy statement. In historical terms and with respect to other age groups, pertussis is relatively well controlled in the 1—4 and 5—9 year age groups; the exception to this being in Western Australia, where notification rates in these age groups were high in the epidemic year. Am J Dis Child ; Even with the use of various purified antigens PT, FHA, PRN and measurement of different antibody classes no single test is shown to be highly sensitive to be used alone. Fatal encephalopathy, presumably hypoxic, and severe weakness from repeated vomiting, occasionally occur.