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Old 11-12-2012
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I have a question regarding the treatment of whooping cough

MTB 2 says that we should only use the antibiotic during the catarrhal stage, but UW says that we should use it in any of the stages because it shortens duration of symptoms and decreases spread of infection.

What is the correct way of treating this disease?

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Kaplan is similar to peds, treat all contacts + patient with a macrolide x14 days
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