COMMENTARY

Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Osmosis Study Video

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH,

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August 02, 2019

What is pertussis? Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that is characterized by fits of high-pitched coughing. This video provides an illustrated overview of pertussis, including the causes, key aspects of presentation, and proper diagnostic and treatment approaches.

For more study tools from Osmosis on Medscape, see our collection here.

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