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Respiratory Viruses Frequently Mimic Pertussis in Young Infants.

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Summary of "Respiratory Viruses Frequently Mimic Pertussis in Young Infants."

Bordetella pertussis is prevalent among infants, but its diagnosis is complicated by the fact that its signs and symptoms overlap with respiratory viruses. Indeed, when evaluating the etiology of infants less than 1 year of age suspected of having pertussis, we found that respiratory viruses frequently mimic B. pertussis and are more likely to be the causative agent.

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Name: The Pediatric infectious disease journal
ISSN: 1532-0987
Pages: e107-e109

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