Infectious cough that can be dangerous to infants.
An infectious disease characterized by recurrent spasmodic bouts of coughing that continues until the breath is exhausted, then ending in an inspiratory stridor (the "whoop") caused by laryngeal spasm. It is caused by Bordetella pertussis.
An infectious disease caused by a bacteria that spawns a convulsive cough sometimes followed by a crowing breath. Also called "pertussis."
Serious, contagious, bacterial infection of the bronchial tubes and lungs, most common in children.
An acute infectious disease caused by Bordetella Pertusis with recurrent spasms of coughing ending in a sonorous and convulsive respiration. SYN: pertussis
Caused by Bordatella pertussis, an outbreak in Tampa Bay, Florida in 1955 was alleged to have been caused by a classified CIA test.
a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
an acute contagious disease and is primarily a catarrhal bronchitis or specific catarrh of the mucous membranes of respiratory tract, and attended by a peculiar laryngeal and bronchial spasm
an acute, highly contagious infection of the respiratory tract which commonly affects young children; the symptoms begin with a slight fever, and a dry cough, eventually leading to a persistent, quick cough marked by long-drawn, shrill, whooping noises resulting from spasmodic closure of the vocal chords.
A highly contagious disease of the respiratory system, usually affecting children , that is caused by Bordetella pertussis and is marked in its advanced stage by spasms of coughing interspersed with deep, noisy inspiration. ? Magnesium - 4 TBL ? Selenium - 1-2 tsp a.m. ? Vitamin E - as directed
A serious bacterial infection of the lungs and breathing tubes that spreads easily. Whooping cough begins like a cold, but develops into severe coughing and gasping for air. Long spells of coughing may cause vomiting, and broken blood vessels in the eyes and on the skin. Also called pertussis.
Also known as Pertussis, a highly contagious acute bacterial disease caused by Bordetella pertussis, which affects the respiratory tract, sometimes causing the infected person to gasp for air between coughing spells with a characteristic "whooping" sound.
cough characterized by spasm of the larynx; pertussis