Clinical Treatment of Pertussis. Early treatment of pertussis is very important. 1 to 2 weeks before coughing paroxysms occur, symptoms may be lessened. The recommended antimicrobial agents for treatment or chemoprophylaxis of.
Pertussis has an insidious onset with catarrhal symptoms (nasal congestion, runny nose, mild sore-throat, mild dry cough, and minimal or no.
Prevention and Treatment of Pertussis in Adults . Treatment is recommended within 3 weeks of symptom onset.9 The timing of antibiotic.