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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Information about pertussis for GPs (2009)

Author

Centre for Disease Control

Publisher

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City

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Type

Journal article

 

Description

This article is aimed at general practitioners and highlights information about pertussis (whooping cough). It explains how and when to test for pertussis and the best course of treatment to follow. Information is set out in a table format and shows recommended therapy and regimens best suited for the age of the infected patient.

Abstract adapted from The Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin

Contact details

Centre for Disease Control
Department of Health
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8922 8044
Fax: (08) 8922 8310

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Last updated: 5 November 2014
 
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