Whooping cough in school age children presenting with persistent cough in UK primary care after introduction of the preschool pertussis booster vaccination: prospective cohort study
Objective: To estimate the prevalence and clinical severity of whooping cough (pertussis) in school age children presenting with persistent cough in primary care since the introduction and implementation of the preschool pertussis booster vaccination.Expand abstract
Design: Prospective cohort study (November 2010 to December 2012).
Setting: General practices in Thames Valley, UK.
Participants: 279 children aged 5 to 15 years who pre...
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