parapertussis


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parapertussis

 [par″ah-per-tus´is]
an acute respiratory disease clinically indistinguishable from mild or moderate pertussis, caused by Bordetella parapertussis.

parapertussis

/para·per·tus·sis/ (-per-tus´is) an acute respiratory disease clinically indistinguishable from mild or moderate pertussis, caused by Bordetella parapertussis.

parapertussis

[per′əpərtus′is]
Etymology: Gk, para + L, per, very, tussis, cough
an acute bacterial respiratory infection caused by Bordetella parapertussis, having symptoms closely resembling those of pertussis. It is usually milder than pertussis, although it can be fatal. It is possible to be infected with both B. parapertussis and B. pertussis at the same time. A parapertussis vaccine is available and may be given in combination with pertussis vaccine.
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Real-time LightCycler PCR for detection and discrimination of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
22) The TaqMan primers and probes presented in this study also exhibit cross-reactivity with Bordetella holmesii but fail to produce amplicon from B parapertussis, Bordetella bronchispetica, Haemophilus influenza, Moraxilla catarrhalis, Legionella pneumophila, or Streptococcus pneumoniae in high input as anticipated (E.
Comparative analysis of the genome sequences of Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis and Bordetella bronchi septica.
parapertussis isolates collected that do not express pertactin (PRN), which is used as a vaccine antigen (7-11), has steadily increased.
parapertussis commonly cause whooping cough, a highly contagious, acute coughing illness, in humans (1,2).
Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis are the causative organisms for pertussis infection (whooping cough) in humans.
Comparison of culture and PCR for detection of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis under routine laboratory conditions.
parapertussis and Norovirus were released to the market during the quarter.
parapertussis, Enterovirus (EV), Norovirus, Influenza A/B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), E.
parapertussis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and viruses commonly responsible for respiratory tract infections.
The first set of assays include the following: Chlamydia trachomatis, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Staphlocococcus mecA, E.
parapertussis, a pathogen in both humans and sheep, are agents of whooping cough (5).