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Whooping cough

Introduction: Whooping cough

Description of Whooping cough

Whooping cough (medical condition): An infectious condition caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis...more »

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Whooping cough: a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Whooping cough: A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is the causative agent of WHOOPING COUGH. Its cells are minute coccobacilli that are surrounded by a slime sheath.
Source: Diseases Database

Whooping cough: A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.
Source: MeSH 2007

Whooping cough: Related Topics

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Whooping cough: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Whooping cough is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Whooping cough, or a subtype of Whooping cough, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Whooping cough as a Disease

Whooping cough (medical condition): See Whooping Cough (disease information).
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Whooping cough: Related Diseases

Whooping cough: Whooping cough is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Whooping cough: Article Excerpts

Highly communicable, vaccine-preventable disease that lasts for many weeks and is typically... (Source: excerpt from Pertussis: DBMD)

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Whooping cough: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Whooping cough:

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Source - NIH

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Related Topics

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Broader terms for Whooping cough

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Whooping cough

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Whooping cough

The following list attempts to classify Whooping cough into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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