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Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Summary

Description: A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.

Also Known As: Pertussis; Bordetella pertussis Infection, Respiratory; Cough, Whooping; Pertusses

Networked: 5393 relevant articles (361 outcomes, 645 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Whooping Cough

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vaccines : 177 outcomes 224 studies in 1634 results : IBA
  2. Pertussis Vaccine : 52 outcomes 62 studies in 448 results : IBA
  3. Antigens : 33 outcomes 66 studies in 680 results : IBA
  4. Antibodies : 24 outcomes 43 studies in 454 results : IBA
  5. Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine (DPT Vaccine) : 13 outcomes 42 studies in 302 results : IBA
  6. Toxoids : 13 outcomes 32 studies in 277 results : IBA
  7. pertussis toxoid : 13 outcomes 13 studies in 70 results : IBA
  8. Pertussis Toxin : 12 outcomes 42 studies in 473 results : IBA
  9. Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis Vaccines (Tripedia) : 12 outcomes 38 studies in 173 results : FDA 1
  10. Acellular Vaccines : 12 outcomes 11 studies in 106 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Whooping Cough

  1. Diphtheria
  2. Tetanus
  3. Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  4. Infection
  5. Poliomyelitis (Polio)
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Key Therapies for Whooping Cough

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  1. Intranasal Administration : 2 outcomes in 8 results
  2. Injections : 1 outcome 6 studies in 61 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  4. Chemoprevention : 1 outcome in 15 results
  5. Therapeutics : 1 outcome in 5 results
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