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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 125043, 3 pages
Case Report

Critical Pertussis in a Young Infant Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran, Hasan Sadikin General Hospital, Pasteur 38, Bandung, West Java 40161, Indonesia

Received 13 March 2013; Accepted 9 April 2013

Academic Editors: L. Bojić, A. K. Exadaktylos, P. Iannone, K. Imanaka, and H. P. Wu

Copyright © 2013 Heda Melinda Nataprawira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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