• Which patients with suspected exposure to pertussis should receive prophylaxis? 

    Elliott, Marguerite; Couchene, Elizabeth; Luft, Diane Davis (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2007-05)
    Only high-risk close contacts of known cases should receive prophylactic antibiotics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC defines high-risk as (1) infants who are <12 months, (2) those ...