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Diptheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus: Evidence-Based Management of Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)

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  • Cases of diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus should be immediately reported to the state Department of Health or United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • The pseudomembrane site of diphtheria is a source of toxin production that can spread via the bloodstream to other tissues in the body. The extent of the membrane is an indicator of the severity of the illness.

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Lara Zibners, MD, FAAP, FACEP

Publication Date

February 2, 2017

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