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what pathogen causes whooping cough?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
B.Pertussis: Classic whooping cough is caused by a bacterium, bordatella pertussis.Similar symptoms can be caused by otheragents such as a virus parapertussis and adenovirus.
Answered on Nov 10, 2016

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