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Disease, Control and Challenges

Edited by Waldely Dias

Instituto Butantan


In this book, we propose some approaches about interrelationships between vaccine strategies and microbial epidemiology, taking into account as reference the whooping cough, an endemic disease with significant morbidity and mortality and of indisputable importance in public health.

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PertussisDisease, Control and ChallengesEdited by Waldely Dias

Published: July 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70021

ISBN: 978-1-78923-529-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-528-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-449-6

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Pertussis - Disease, Control and Challenges

By Waldely Dias


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2. Update on Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Pertussis

By Daniela Hozbor


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3. Clinical Experiences in Pertussis in a Population with High Vaccination Rate

By Filumena Maria da Silva Gomes, Maria Helena Valente, Ana Maria de Ulhôa Escobar and Sandra Josefina Ferraz Ellero Grisi


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4. Preventive and Protective Properties of Pertussis Vaccines: Current Situation and Future Challenges

By De-Simone SG, Provance DW and Rocha da Silva F


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5. Pertussis Immunization in Pregnancy: A Review

By Giovanni Gabutti, Armando Stefanati and Parvanè Kuhdari


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