Bordetella bronchiseptica


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Bordetella bronchiseptica

a bacterial species found in a broad range of animal species, causing atrophic rhinitis of swine, bronchopneumonia in rodents, respiratory disease in cats, and a highly contagious bronchopneumonia in dogs. It is a rare cause of opportunistic respiratory tract infection in immunocompromised human patients.

Bordetella bronchiseptica

A small, aerobic, gram-negative bacillus which is part of normal respiratory flora of domestic mammals—e.g., dogs, cats—but not humans.
 
Clinical findings
Bordetella bronchiseptica is an uncommon opportunistic infection in immune compromised hosts, causing pneumonia, bacteremia, UTIs, meningitis and endocarditis.
 
Mode of transmission
Contaminated aerosols from pets.

Bor·de·tel·la bron·chi·sep·ti·ca

(bōr-dĕ-tel'ă brong-kē-sep'ti-kă)
A bacterial species found in a broad range of animal species, causing atrophic rhinitis of swine, bronchopneumonia in rodents, and a highly contagious bronchopneumonia in dogs. It is a rare cause of opportunistic respiratory tract infection in immunocompromised patients.
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Bordetella bronchiseptica can also infect very young or immunosuppressed people, so those individuals should not be around dogs or cats that have bordetellosis.
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In addition, some vaccinations for diseases that are zoonotic such as leptospirosis or Bordetella bronchiseptica do not prevent an animal from shedding the bacteria if the animal does happen to be come infected."
pertussis and Bordetella holmesii and may be present in Bordetella bronchiseptica (6-10) (see Table 1 in the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this Technical Brief at http://www.clinchem.org/content/vol51/issue12).
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For example, Bordetella bronchiseptica can remain in a dog's trachea for several months after an infection.
A - Kennel cough is an infection that is caused by a number of different agents, but it is most commonly caused by a bacteria ( Bordetella bronchiseptica.
Bordetella pertussis is the cause of whooping cough in humans while Bordetella bronchiseptica is associated with kennel cough in dogs.
Veterinarians have been aware for many years that Bordetella bronchiseptica (Bb) causes disease in dogs, rabbits, pigs, and other species.