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Table 3 Contribution of RT-PCR/ anti-PT antibodies tests for diagnosis pertussis in household contacts

From: Pertussis in infants, in their mothers and other contacts in Casablanca, Morocco

IgG & IgA anti-PTRT-PCR Ptx-Pr Positive in household contacts
NegativePositiveTotal
Indication of recent infection124355
No indication of B. pertussis infection621880
Recent contact with B. pertussis145
Total7565140