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an ecological analysis of pertussis disease in minnesota, 2009-2013.the increase in pertussis cases in minnesota in the last decade has been mainly attributed to the switch from whole cell to acellular pertussis [as part of the diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine (dtap)]. it is unclear, however, to what degree community-level risk factors also contribute. understanding these factors can help inform public health policy-makers about where else to target resources. we performed an ecological analysis within minnesota to identify risk factors at the ...201626330135
population-based incidence of pertussis among adolescents and adults, minnesota, 1995-1996.to estimate the incidence of pertussis, a prospective study was done among members of a managed care organization in minneapolis/st. paul, minnesota. of 212 patients 10-49 years old enrolled from january 1995 through december 1996, 8 were found to be culture positive, 10 were found to be positive by polymerase chain reaction assay, 13 had a > or =2-fold increase in igg or iga to pertussis toxin (pt), and 18 had igg to pt in a single serum specimen > or =3 sd above the mean of an age-matched cont ...200111294666
epidemiology and control of pertussis outbreaks in a tertiary care center and the resource consumption associated with these outbreaks.to describe the epidemiology and control of 2 separate outbreaks of pertussis at a large tertiary care center and the resource consumption associated with these outbreaks.200919326993
pertussis outbreak, southeastern minnesota, 2012.to describe clinical and laboratory findings from the 2012 southeastern minnesota pertussis outbreak.201425282430
bordetella parapertussis outbreak in southeastern minnesota and the united states, 2014.whooping cough is traditionally ascribed to bordetella pertussis; however, bordetella parapertussis can cause a similar clinical syndrome. this study describes an outbreak of b. parapertussis in southeastern minnesota and the united states (us) in 2014. this was a retrospective analysis of mayo clinic and mayo medical laboratories patients who tested positive for b. parapertussis from 2012 to 2014. the medical records of mayo clinic patients who tested positive in 2014 were reviewed for demograp ...201728514288
fatal case of unsuspected pertussis diagnosed from a blood culture--minnesota, 2003.pertussis (i.e., whooping cough) is a prolonged cough illness caused by the bacteria bordetella pertussis and associated typically with an inspiratory "whoop," paroxysmal cough, and posttussive vomiting. b. pertussis can cause severe illness or death, especially in infants who have not completed their pertussis vaccination series. adolescents (i.e., persons aged 13-17 years), adults, and recently vaccinated persons often report atypical symptoms, resulting in delay of recognition and creation of ...200414981363
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