In reply: Pertussis: adults as a source in healthcare settings

Joseph G McCormack, Natalie M Spearing and Robert L Horvath
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05151.x
Published online: 17 February 2003

In reply: As we mentioned in our article, erythromycin is the drug of choice for treatment and prophylaxis of pertussis in people of all ages.1 Several statements can be made about the use of macrolides in this condition.2

  • Joseph G McCormack
  • Natalie M Spearing
  • Robert L Horvath



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