Consultation outcome

UK SMI B 6: investigation of Bordetella (whooping cough)

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Detail of outcome

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 11 May 2018.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 4 May 2017

Consultation: 1 September 2017 to 15 September 2017

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 18 October 2017

Date document issued: 11 May 2018

Original consultation


This consultation asks for comments about B 6: investigation of Bordetella (whooping cough).

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation in joint partnership with professional organisations.

This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the ‘Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 6: investigation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis’.

We have refined the process so that UK SMI users can comment more easily if they see no requirement for amendments to the document out for consultation.


B 6 closed consultation draft

B 6 closed consultation draft

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Published 1 September 2017
Last updated 16 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments May 2018.
  2. First published.