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Incidence of pertussis in persons < or =15 years of age in Valencia, Spain: seroprevalence of antibodies to pertussis toxin (PT) in children, adolescents and adults.

Authors
  • Diez-Domingo, Javier
  • Ballester, Alfredo
  • Baldó, José-María
  • Planelles, María-Victoria
  • Villarroya, José V
  • Alvarez, Trinidad
  • Carmen Peidró, M
  • Calero, Pura
  • Garcés, María D
  • Sorribes, Ignacio
  • Graullera, Marta
  • Jubert, Angels
  • San-Martín, María
  • González, Antonio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Infection
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2004
Volume
49
Issue
3
Pages
242–247
Identifiers
PMID: 15337342
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These incidence and seroprevalence results show that despite high immunization rates in infancy, B. pertussis is circulating in Spain.

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