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Despite high vaccine coverage it remains endemic worldwide and outbreaks regularly occur. Pertussis is transmitted by coughing or sneezing. The bacterium attaches to cells of the upper respiratory system and releases toxins that damage the cilia and results in coughing.
Pertussis IgG Specimen Submission Guidelines
For More Information: http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/
Rabies Zoonotic Disease Lab
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