Bordetella parapertussis(redirected from Bacillus parapertussis)
a bacterial species that causes a whooping cough-like disease, usually milder than that seen with Bordetella pertussis.
Bordetella parapertussisA small, aerobic, gram-negative bacillus, the DNA of which is similar to B pertussis. Infection with B parapertussis is usually milder but, like B pertussis, it may cause death, especially in very young children.
a genus of gram-negative bacteria which cause respiratory disease in a number of species.
the cause of turkey coryza. Previously called Alcaligenes fecalis.
implicated in pneumonia in sheep, in association with Mannheimia haemolytica.
the cause of whooping cough in humans. Used as an adjuvant for immunostimulation.