Immunoprophylaxis in pertussis.
Journal - The Journal of communicable diseases (India )
Pertussis is one of the common paediatric infectious diseases and an important public health problem specially so in the developing countries. An effective vaccine against this disease is available and given along with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids. However, the association of systemic, especially the neurological, complications have made it a controversial agent. The preparation of vaccine, its complications and mechanism of production of complications are presented.
|ISSN : ||0019-5138|
|Mesh Heading : ||Animals Antigens, Bacterial Bordetella pertussis Disease Models, Animal Humans Nervous System Diseases Pertussis Vaccine Virulence Factors, Bordetella Whooping Cough immunology immunology chemically induced administration & dosage chemistry immunology|
|Mesh Heading Relevant : ||adverse effects immunology immunology prevention & control|