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Description:This image depicts a female infant who presented to a clinic suffering from what was diagnosed as pertussis.
Pertussis is a highly communicable, vaccine-preventable disease due to Bordetella pertussis, a gram-negative coccobacillus, lasting for many weeks and typically afflicts children with severe coughing, whooping, and posttussive vomiting.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1995
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Links:CDC - Health Topic: Pertussis
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