Medline ® Abstract for Reference 4
of 'Pertussis infection in adolescents and adults: Treatment and prevention'
Recommended antimicrobial agents for the treatment and postexposure prophylaxis of pertussis: 2005 CDC Guidelines.
Tiwari T, Murphy TV, Moran J, National Immunization Program, CDC
MMWR Recomm Rep. 2005;54(RR-14):1.
The recommendations in this report were developed to broaden the spectrum of antimicrobial agents that are available for treatment and postexposure prophylaxis of pertussis. They include updated information on macrolide agents other than erythromycin (azithromycin and clarithromycin) and their dosing schedule by age group.