Department of Health

Could it be whooping cough?

Information for general practitioners Diagnosis of pertussis (whooping cough) is often delayed as initial symptoms can be mild and the typical 'whoop' is not necessarily present, especially in adults or vaccinated children. To combat the current increased incidence it is important to think, test and treat pertussis early.

Details

Topic
Research and reports
Date published
06 Jun 2013
Size
1 page
Author
Department of Health & Human Services
Update frequency
Annual
Available format
PDF

Reviewed 07 June 2013

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