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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

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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.
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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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.g3668

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
348
Pages:
g3668
Publication date:
2014-06-24
Acceptance date:
2014-05-13
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pmid:
24961836
Source identifiers:
471155
Language:
English
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pubs:471155
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uuid:765a7175-e9cf-4c87-b44e-5e834d7336ce
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pubs:471155
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2018-03-14

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