Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
Get the latest surveillance data on Pertussis from EU and EEA countries through the Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases.Get the data
Quantifying outcome misclassification in multi-database studies: The case study of pertussis in the ADVANCE project
Management and control of communicable diseases in schools and other child care settings: Systematic review on the incubation period and period of infectiousness
Are we missing respiratory viral infections in infants and children? Comparison of a hospital-based quality management system with standard of care
Figure 4. Seasonal distribution of reported pertussis cases, EU/EEA, 2014 compared with 2010−2013
Threats and outbreaks
Disease threats and outbreaks reports; Communicable disease threats report, Risk assessments.
ECDC promotes the performance of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes, in which laboratories are sent simulated clinical specimens or bacterial isolates for testing by routine or reference laboratory methods.
Prevention and control
The most important way to prevent pertussis is through complete immunisation.
ECDC Vaccine Scheduler
The Vaccine Scheduler is an interactive tool that shows vaccination schedules for individual EU/EEA countries and specific age groups. With this tool comparisons can be made for vaccination schedules between two countries or by disease for all or a selection of countries.Read more