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#1 of 2 Old 02-06-2006, 02:45 AM - Thread Starter
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Dr. looked at our 6 mo old this am and said there is peri-pertussis going around. I can't find any info about it. Anyone know what it is and what, if any, relation to Pertussis there is?

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I think they mean para-pertussis.

It can either be an "excuse" excusing pertussis in vaccinated children or they can mean a bacteria that ressembles both pertussis and bronchoseptica, but isn't either....

they "say" that para-pertussis is less severe than pertussis...

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