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ASTDHPPHE - Questions and answers on pertussis by the Association of State and Territorial Directors of Health Promotion and Public Health Education.
Adam.com - Pertussis - Definition, causes, incidence, risk factors, and immunization information for whooping cough.
Bordetella Pertussis and Whooping Cough - Lecture topics by Kenneth Todar of the University of Wisconsin Department of Bacteriology. With introduction, pathogenesis, colonization, the toxins, regulation of virulence factors, and vaccine.
Calgary Regional Health Authority. - Complications, symptoms, when to call the doctor, prevention and vaccines for whooping cough.
Dr. Reddy's Pediatric Office on the Web - Cause, treatment, and information on thimerosal and whooping cough vaccines.
DrugBase of South Africa - Etiology, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, prognosis, complications, prophylaxis, and treatment for pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
First Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Approved For Infants - Article about the Food and Drug Administration's announcement on licensing the first acellular pertussis vaccine for use in infants and children two months of age and older for the primary series of immunizations. [Kidsource.com]
Guidelines for the Control of Pertussis in Australia - Synopsis of the communicable diseases intelligence technical report series number 1 endorsed by the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia and New Zealand.
HuoustonChronicle.com : Immunization - Pertussis - General information, timetable for the vaccines, and procedures in vaccination by Dr. Allan Bruckheim, a Tribune Media Services syndicated columnist.
Immunization Action Coalition - Photograph of child suffering from whooping cough which may be used for displays, brochures, posters, color prints, and presentations.
Lowell General Hospital - General information about perutissis.
Medinfo - Easy to understand information for patients on whooping cough including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
OnHealth with WebMD - General information about whooping cough and antibiotics which may be used.
Pediatric Database - Pertussis - Definition, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, investigations, and management.
Pertussis Fact Sheet - Symptoms, potential complications, how it is spread, who gets it, treatment, and prevention. By the Seattle and King County.
Sanger Centre : Bordetella Pertussis - Project performed in collaboration with Duncan Maskell and Andrew Preston of the Centre for Veterinary Science, Dept. of Clinical Veterinary medicine, The University of Cambridge. Currently involved in sequencing the 3.88 Mb genome of Bordetella pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.
Spokane Regional Health District - Questions and answers about pertussis in children and adults.
The Return of Whooping Cough - An article by Melinda Sacks on an old-fashioned sounding illness once thought only a danger to infants has begun to make a comeback in older children and adults whose protective vaccinations, once thought to be good for a lifetime, have worn off. [Onhealth.com]
WHALE - Articles on whooping cough or varicella: therapies and vaccination.
Whooping Cough (Encarta) - Definition and details about Whooping Cough from Encarta.