Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Bacterial infections Bordetalla pertussis , B, para pertussis Duplets 1 to 2 week Na Spasms violent spasms of continuous coughing is followed by a long inrush of air into almost empty lungs complicated , conjunctival hemorrhage , broncho pneumonia . Spasms violent spasms of continuous coughing is followed by a long inrush of air into almost empty lungs complicated , conjunctival hemorrhage , broncho pneumonia . Agglutinogens lipopolysaceharites , Heat labile toxin , Tracheal pertussis toxin , pertachtin Predominantly pediatric disease Immunisation with pertussis vaccine
Bacterial infections Bordetalla pertussis , B, para pertussis Droplet infection 1-2 weeks Na Violent spasms due to continuous coughing is followed by a long inrush of air into almost empty lungs leading to complications like conjunctival hemorrhage , broncho pneumonia . Violent spasms due to continuous coughing is followed by a long inrush of air into almost empty lungs leading to complications like conjunctival hemorrhage , broncho pneumonia . Agglutinogens lipopolysaccharides , Heat labile toxin , Tracheal pertussis toxin , pertachtin Predominantly paediatric disease. Immunisation with pertusis vaccine