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Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1999 Mar;13(1):83-94, vi.

Acellular pertussis vaccines in adults.

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Department of Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

Abstract

The pathogenesis of pertussis, and the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of pertussis after childhood are reviewed as a background for a discussion of recent clinical trials of acellular pertussis vaccines in adults, and the vaccines' potential for routine use in adolescents and adults.

PMID:
10198793
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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