Risk factors associated with death in infants <120 days old with severe pertussis: a case-control study

Abstract Background and purpose Pertussis is a serious infectious disease in young infants, and severe cases frequently cause death. Our study explored risk factors for death from severe pertussis. Method A case-control study of infants with severe pertussis admitted to the paediatric intensive care...

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Main Authors: Cong Liu, Lin Yang, Yuwei Cheng, Hongmei Xu, Feng Xu
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-11-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12879-020-05535-0