Seroprevalence of pertussis in The Netherlands: evidence for increased circulation of Bordetella pertussis.

BACKGROUND: In many countries, the reported pertussis has increased despite high vaccination coverage. However, accurate determination of the burden of disease is hampered by reporting artifacts. The infection frequency is more reliably estimated on the basis of the prevalence of high IgG concentrat...

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Main Authors: Sabine C de Greeff, Hester E de Melker, Pieter G M van Gageldonk, Joop F P Schellekens, Fiona R M van der Klis, Liesbeth Mollema, Frits R Mooi, Guy A M Berbers
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2010-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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