Bordetella holmesii

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Bordetella holmesii

a newly described bacterial species isolated from human blood cultures, primarily from mmunocompromised patients.

Bordetella holmesii

A small, aerobic, gram-negative environmental bacillus that is not part of human flora. It is a rare cause of bacteraemia, most commonly causing nonspecific fever in children with sickle cell anaemia, most of whom have functional asplenia.

Bor·de·tel·la hol·me·si·i

(bōr-dĕ-tel'ă hōl-mē'sē-i)
A bacterial species isolated from human blood cultures, primarily from immunocompromised patients.