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Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Pertussis

Author(s)HPA
AbstractGuidelines on the Management of Communicable Diseases in Schools and Nurseries: Pertissus (Whooping Cough). This document provides details of mode of transmission - definition of onset; incubation period; risk of transmission - duration of shedding; period of infectiousness - serial interval; and exclusion period from school/nursery. Transmission may be limited by treating index case with erythromycin.
Date of publishing01/01/2001
Date of last revision by publisher04/30/2003
Date of last review by us01/17/2005
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