This Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN) guide should be used alongside the external guidance that it relates to.
This guide covers the UKHSA 'Guidelines for the public health management of pertussis'.
This external guidance has been approved for use in Scotland by the SHPN Guidance Group (SHPN-GG).
This guidance is for health protection professionals only.
Other people who require advice should contact their local health protection team.
What the guidance covers
This guidance covers the investigation and management of suspected cases of pertussis and their close contacts.
Guide for use in Scotland
The guidance is acceptable for use in Scotland in its current form.
View the external guidance
This external guidance should be used together with the guide for use in Scotland provided on these pages.