Results for: Pertussis

In Health

What are the symptoms of pertussis?

NOTE : In Western medicine, pertussis is more commonly called "Whooping Cough". Pertussis is also known as "dunke" in traditional Chinese medicine, an acute respiratory i (MORE)
In Health

Where pertussis found?

Pertussis occurs worldwide. Pertussis bacteria live in the mouth, nose, and throat of an infected person. also called Whooping cough
In Child Health

Why do you get pertussis?

Pertussis is a bacteria (Bortadella pertussis). Philosophically, Disease serves to remind creatures of regular life; providing a balance to, hopefully, not underestimate a b (MORE)
In Infectious Diseases

Who is affected by pertussis?

Pertussis affects babies age 1 or younger most severely and can be fatal for this population. Pertussis is transmitted via respiratory droplets and direct contact with sputum. (MORE)
In Infectious Diseases

What happens if you get pertussis?

Pertussis remains in an "exposure period" lasting on average, ~3 weeks. The "Infection Period" begins with the "Catarrhal stage", lasting ~2 weeks. Symptoms incluse Onset of c (MORE)
In Infectious Diseases

How was pertussis discovered?

it was started when this dude named daddy bill started coughing and it made a whooping sound in 1010
In Health

What cause pertussis?

Pertussis is also known as Whopping Cough is caused by a bacteria called Bordetella pertussis .
In Conditions and Diseases

What is the cure for pertussis?

Amoxicillin given in first few days is effective in pertussis. There after you may have to listen to the child coughing for long period. Preventive immunization is best.
In Science

Is pertussis infectious?

Pertussis, otherwise known as whooping cough, is extremely contagious and is most severe among babies.