Epidemiology of pertussis in children hospitalised with respiratory tract infection

The availability of an effective vaccine against Bordetella pertussis substantially reduced the morbidity and mortality from pertussis, however, in the last decade there appears to have been a substantial increase in pertussis cases as reported mainly in high income countries. Although it is believe...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Muloiwa, Rudzani
Other Authors: Zar, Heather J
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Faculty of Health Sciences 2021
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/11427/33846