Which conditions are considered in the differential diagnosis of pertussis (whooping cough)?

Updated: May 02, 2019
  • Author: Joseph J Bocka, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Other conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of pertussis include the following:

  • Common cold

  • Influenza

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Interstitial pneumonitis

  • Bronchiolitis

  • Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

  • Dehydration

  • Febrile Seizures

  • Fever

  • Gastroenteritis

  • Intussusception

  • Tachycardia

  • Aspiration pneumonia

  • Bacterial pneumonia

  • Viral pneumonia

  • Tuberculosis


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