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Pertussis (whooping cough): factsheet for healthcare professionals

This factsheet is to help health professionals to identify and test cases of pertussis.

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Pertussis factsheet for healthcare professionals

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This factsheet will help health professionals to identify and test cases of pertussis by providing:

  • background to pertussis programme
  • eligibility of maternal vaccine
  • identification of cases
  • treatment of cases
  • laboratory testing for pertussis
Published 15 August 2013
Last updated 25 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated pertussis factsheet for healthcare professionals.
  2. First published.