Louisiana Office of Public Health - Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section Page 1 of 27 PERTUSSIS (WHOOPING COUGH) Revised 09/08/2011 Whooping cough or Pertussis has a significant mortality rate in infants.

Pertussis: Laboratory Testing

California Department of Public Health - February 2011 Pertussis: Laboratory Testing Immunization Branch/Division of Communicable Disease Control 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Building P, 2 nd Floor, Richmond, CA 94804 - (510) 620-3737 More materials on pertussis are available at: http://www.cdph. ca ...


New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services 29 Hazen Drive ã Concord, NH 03301 ã 603-271-4496 ã Fact Sheet What is pertussis?

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

What is pertussis (whooping cough)? Pertussis (also called whooping cough) is a disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis that spreads from person-to-person with close contact.

Pertussis Table of Contents

Division of Environmental Health and Communicable Disease Prevention Section: 4.0 Diseases and Conditions New 7/03 Subsection: Pertussis Page 1 of 1 4 Pertussis Table of Contents Pertussis Fact Sheet Sample Letter to the Local Medical Community Alerting them to a Pertussis Outbreak in the ...


Pertussis Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectiousdisease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis . Outbreaks of pertussis were first described in the 16th century, and the organism was first isolated in 1906.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Control Guidelines

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Communicable Disease Service Vaccine Preventable Disease Program (VPDP) Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Control Guidelines

Pertussis: What Washington State Health Care Providers Need ...

Pertussis: What Washington State Health Care Providers Need to Know Jointly sponsored by: Washington State Department of Health University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Office of Continuing Medical Education Released and Approved May 1997 Expiration Date May 2000

Pertussis: Public Health Investigation

California Department of Public Health – October 2010 Pertussis: Public Health Investigation CDPH Immunization Branch/Division of Communicable Disease Control

Pertussis: Questions and Answers

Immunization Action Coalition • St. Paul, MN 55104 • (651) 647-9009 • www. • • Item #P4212 (7/07) Pertussis: Questions and Answers Information about the disease and vaccines Technical content reviewed by the ...

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