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Tests are necessary to confirm the diagnosis of whooping cough.
Tests that may be used to evaluate whooping cough include:
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PubMed Pertussis References
- Altunaiji S, Kukuruzovic R, Curtis N, Massie J. Antibiotics for whooping cough (pertussis). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Jan 25;(1):CD004404. 
- Pillay V, Swingler G. Symptomatic treatment of the cough in whooping cough. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003;(4):CD003257. 
- Watanabe M, Nagai M. Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis: an unresolved problem. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2004 Jun;2(3):447-54.