Detecting pertussis in the Highlands region of Chiapas, Mexico

Periodo de realización: 1900/01/01 al 2020/01/01

Tipo: Artículo científico

Lugar(es) de estudio: San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chis., México
Resumen: "Pertussis is an infectious disease caused by the Gram-negative bacteria Bordetella pertussis. Communities of the Highlands region of Chiapas have reported outbreaks of pertussis in different periods, but not confirmed. Early identification of B.pertussis infection among children under five years old is important before occurring severe or malignant pertussis, which may lead to either clinical deterioration or death."

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