TABLE 7.

Percentage of prolonged cough illnesses in adolescents and adults as a result of infections with serologica PCR, or culture evidence of Bordetella infections

Author (reference)LocationYr% of illness due to Bordetella
Jackson et al. (390)Seattle1983-198715
Robertson et al. (665)New South Wales1985-198626
Mink et al. (550)Los Angeles1986-198926
Schmitt-Grohé et al. (695)Germany1992-199432
Wright et al. (835)Nashville1992-199421
Wirsing von König et al. (828)Germany1992-199431
Rosenthal et al. (675)Chicago1993-199426
Jansen et al. (397)San Diego1993-199417
Nennig et al. (586)San Francisco1994-199512
Strebel et al. (739)Minneapolis/St. Paul1995-199613
Birbebaek et al. (55)Denmark1995-199717
Vincent et al. (788)Korea1997-199850
Gilberg et al. (271)Paris199952
  • a Significant rise in ELISA titer or high titer to PT, FHA, PRN, or FIM, or significant agglutinin titer or titer rise.