Performance of the new clinical case definitions of pertussis in pertussis suspected infection and other diagnoses similar to pertussis.
BACKGROUND:In an effort to improve the pertussis diagnosis, the Global Pertussis Initiative (GPI) proposed an algorithm of the signs/symptoms of pertussis for three age groups: 0-3 months, 4 months to 9 years, and ≥10 years of age. METHODS:We evaluated the accuracy of the clinical case definitions f...
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