Diagnostic limitations of clinical case definitions of pertussis in infants and children with severe lower respiratory tract infection.

<h4>Introduction</h4>Diagnosis of pertussis is challenging especially in infants. Most low and middle-income countries (LMIC) lack resources for laboratory confirmation, relying largely on clinical diagnosis alone for both case management and surveillance. This necessitates robust clinic...

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Main Authors: Rudzani Muloiwa, Mark P Nicol, Gregory D Hussey, Heather J Zar
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2020-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235703