Causes of Whooping Cough
Primary Cause of Whooping Cough
The primary cause of Whooping Cough is the result:
- of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following:
saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.
Whooping Cough Causes: Risk Factors
The following conditions have been cited in various
sources as potentially causal risk factors
related to Whooping Cough:
Whooping Cough: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Whooping Cough, consider researching the causes of these
these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Whooping Cough:
Whooping Cough: Causes and Types
Causes of Broader Categories of Whooping Cough: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
What causes Whooping Cough?
Causes: Whooping Cough:
Occurs through direct contact with
discharges from respiratory mucous membranes of infected persons.
(Source: excerpt from Pertussis: DBMD)
Medical news summaries relating to Whooping Cough:
The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Whooping Cough:
Related information on causes of Whooping Cough:
As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
Further relevant information on causes of Whooping Cough may be found in: