enterovirus d68 infection in children with acute flaccid myelitis, colorado, usa, 2014.during august 8, 2014-october 14, 2014, a total of 11 children with acute flaccid myelitis and distinctive neuroimaging changes were identified near denver, colorado, usa. a respiratory prodrome was experienced by 10, and nasopharyngeal specimens were positive for enterovirus d68 (ev-d68) for 4. to determine whether an association exists between ev-d68 infection and acute flaccid myelitis, we conducted a retrospective case-control study comparing these patients with 2 groups of outpatient contro ...201627434186
pertussis deaths--united states, 2000.pertussis (i.e., whooping cough) is associated typically with an inspiratory "whoop," prolonged paroxysmal cough, and posttussive vomiting; however, persons infected with bordetella pertussis sometimes experience atypical symptoms, making prompt recognition difficult and probably increasing infection transmission. all infants aged <6 months and any infants who have not yet received 3 doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (dtap) vaccine are especially vulnerable to b. pe ...200212236302
spread of pertussis by hospital staff. 19724338335
efficacy of whole-cell pertussis vaccine in preschool children in the united evaluate the efficacy of currently used whole-cell pertussis vaccines.19921578592
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