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Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Bordetella pertussis in patients with persistent cough in primary care

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Background Persistent cough following an acute respiratory tract infection is a challenging and frequently encountered problem in primary care. Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pneumoniae) and Bordetella pertussis (pertussis) particularly predispose patients to persistent cough. Whilst the incidence of M. pneumoniae is highest in children, pertussis may also occur in adults.

Method Four studies were conducted for this thesis. First, a systematic review to assess the diagnostic accuracy ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-07-22

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