Highly contagious among close contacts
Synonyms: whooping cough, "100 day cough"
Most common reservoir: adults
Pattern: endemic or epidemic w...
Exposure to pertussis
Incubation period 7 to 10 days (range 5 to 21 days)
Classic pertussis has three phases, which occur over 6 to 10 weeks (6):
Hospitalization with continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring is recommended for neonates with pertussis.
Supplemental oxygen and/or mechanical ventilatory support may be needed.
Monitor infants who received EES or azithromycin for hypotrophic pyloric stenosis.
Neurologic and/or pulmonary follow-up as necessary
A37.10 Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis without pneumonia
A37 Whooping cough
A37.91 Whooping cough, unspecified species with pneumonia
A37.01 Whooping cough due to Bordetella per...
Hospitalizations for pertussis is highest in infants <6 months of age.
Maternal Tdap is effective in protecting young infants against pertussis, especially during first 2 months of l...
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Cleaved cell (butt) CELL TYPE: Lymphocyte DESCRIPTION: Small, mature lymphocyte with cleaved nucleus CLINICAL CONDITIONS: Pertussis (Whooping cough) Lymphoma CLL
Cleaved cell (butt) CELL TYPE: Lymphocyte DESCRIPTION: Small, mature lymphocyte with cleaved nucleus CLINICAL CONDITIONS: Per...