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4 hours ago A type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis causes whooping cough. If a person with whooping cough sneezes, laughs, or coughs, small droplets that contain this bacteria may fly through the air.

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Just Now Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is known for uncontrollable, violent coughing which often makes it hard to breathe. After cough fits, someone with pertussis often needs to take deep breaths, which result in a “whooping” sound.

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5 hours ago Whooping cough or Pertussis usually affects infants and young children but may infect teenagers and adults as well. (1) Bordetella Pertussis. Whooping cough is a highly infectious disease caused

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4 hours ago Whooping cough, also known as pertussis or the 100-day cough, is a highly contagious bacterial disease. Initial symptoms are usually similar to those of the common cold with a runny nose, fever, and mild cough, but these are followed by weeks of severe coughing fits. Following a fit of coughing, a high-pitched whoop sound or gasp may occur as the person breathes in. The …

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7 hours ago Whooping cough, or pertussis, is very contagious and mainly affects infants and young children. Whooping cough is caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis. The illness is characterized by coughing spells that end with a characteristic "whoop" as air is inhaled. Whooping cough caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Just Now What causes whooping-cough? Lancet. 1971 Jan 9;1(7689):85. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(71)90816-6. Author E H Gillespie. PMID: 4099252 DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(71)90816-6 No abstract available. MeSH terms Bordetella pertussis* Whooping Cough / etiology*

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1 hours ago Those often include a nose or throat culture. Your doctor will take a mucus sample and send it to a lab. Technicians will test it to see if it contains the …

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1 hours ago Common Causes of Dog Cough Kennel Cough. A deep, dry, honking canine cough could be a symptom of kennel cough or tracheobronchitis (upper airway, meaning not the lungs). Kennel cough is a highly

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4 hours ago Diagnosing whooping cough in its early stages can be difficult because the signs and symptoms resemble those of other common respiratory illnesses, such as a cold, the flu or bronchitis. Sometimes, doctors can diagnose whooping cough simply by asking about symptoms and listening to the cough. Medical tests may be needed to confirm the diagnosis.

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4 hours ago Whooping cough is a contagious illness caused by a bacteria called Bordetella pertussis . Bacteria enters the body through respiratory droplets from someone who is infected. This is the same way other respiratory illnesses, like the flu, and even COVID-19, enter the body.

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Just Now Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is known for uncontrollable, violent coughing that often makes it hard to breathe. After fits of many coughs, someone with pertussis often needs to take deep breaths, which result in a “whooping

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1 hours ago Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an extremely contagious bacterial infection. It can cause serious respiratory illness in people of all ages but is most dangerous for babies. Learn About Pertussis. Pertussis is a highly contagious disease. The classic sign of pertussis is a "whooping" sound made after an episode of violent coughing

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3 hours ago Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a serious respiratory infection caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. The infection causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that can

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9 hours ago Whooping cough is caused by bacteria (Bordetella pertussis). The bacteria attach to tiny, hair-like extensions (called cilia) that are part of the upper respiratory system. This includes the nose, mouth, throat, and voice box. The bacteria then release poisons (toxins).

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4 hours ago The best way to prevent whooping cough is to get vaccinated. We recommend that all children and adults get a pertussis-containing vaccine. The recommended pertussis vaccine for infants and children is called DTaP. This protects children against 3 diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis). DTaP shots are given at 2, 4, and 6

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7 hours ago Whooping cough is a serious condition that can affect anyone of any age, including teens, adults, and the elderly. In babies, it may cause pneumonia, seizures, permanent disability due to brain

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7 hours ago Prolonged coughing causes air to be expelled from the lungs. When the person gasps for air after a coughing fit, a loud, high-pitched “whooping” noise might accompany the inhalation of air. That is the reason pertussis is called whooping cough. However, someone may still have whooping cough without making a whooping noise.

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