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DaisyQDuck's Avatar DaisyQDuck 03:45 AM 02-06-2006
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?


Momtezuma Tuatara's Avatar Momtezuma Tuatara 04:02 AM 02-06-2006
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...