Unformatted text preview: • Laboratory: The organisms can be grown on Bordet-Gengou agar media after 3-4 days incubation. Immunological techniques may also be employed. CONTROL: • Sanitary: This very contagious disease requires quarantine for a period of 4-6 weeks. • Immunological: Pertussis vaccine is a part of the required "DPT" schedule. • Chemotherapeutic: Antibiotic prophylaxis (erythromycin) may be used for contacts . Treatment of disease with antibiotics does not affect its course....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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