"Whooping Cough" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.
- Whooping Cough
- Cough, Whooping
- Bordetella pertussis Infection, Respiratory
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Whooping Cough".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Whooping Cough".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Whooping Cough" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Whooping Cough" was a major or minor topic of these publication.