Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (cont.)
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Whooping Cough Diagnosis
The best way to diagnose whooping cough is by confirming the presence of the specific disease-causing bacteria Bordetella pertussis in mucus taken from the nose and throat.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/2/2016
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