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Bordetella

 [bor″dĕ-tel´ah]
a genus of gram-negative aerobic cocci. B. pertus´sis is the etiologic agent of whooping cough. B. bronchisep´tica and B. parapertus´sis are also found occasionally in whooping cough.

Bordetella

(bōr-dĕ-tel'ă),
A genus of strictly aerobic bacteria (family Brucellaceae) containing minute, gram-negative non-spore-bearing, coccobacilli. Motile and nonmotile species occur; motile cells are peritrichous. The metabolism of these organisms is respiratory. They require nicotinic acid, cysteine, and methionine; hemin (X factor) and coenzyme I (V factor) are not required. They are parasites and pathogens of the mammalian respiratory tract; type species is Bordetella pertussis.
[J. Bordet]

bordetella

(bôr′də-tĕl′ə)
n.
Any of various small, gram-negative coccobacilli of the genus Bordetella, some of which are pathogenic in the human respiratory tract. It includes B. pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.

Bor·de·tel·la

(bōr-dĕ-tel'ă)
A genus of stricty aerobic bacteria (family Brucellaceae) containing minute gram-negative coccobacilli. Motile and nonmotile species occur; motile cells are peritrichous. The metabolism of these organisms is respiratory. They require nicotinic acid, cysteine, and methionine; hemin (X factor) and coenzyme I (V factor) are not required by some species. They are parasites and pathogens of the mammalian respiratory tract. The type species is B. pertussis.
[J. Bordet]

Bordetella

A genus of coccobacilli that have an affinity for the respiratory system and includes Bordetella pertussis the organism responsible for whooping cough. These organisms are sensitive to various antibiotics including TETRACYCLINE, ERYTHROMYCIN and CHLORAMPHENICOL. (Jules Bordet, 1870–1961, Belgian bacteriologist).

Bordet,

Jules, Belgian bacteriologist and Nobel laureate, 1870-1961.
Bordet amboceptor
Bordetella - a genus of strictly aerobic bacteria that are pathogens of the mammalian respiratory tract.
Bordet-Gengou bacillus - a species that causes whooping cough. Synonym(s): Bordetella pertussis
Bordet-Gengou phenomenon - the phenomenon of complement fixation.
Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar - glycerin-potato agar with 25% of blood, used for the isolation of Bordetella pertussis.
Bordet-Gengou reaction - Synonym(s): complement fixation
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Newly emerging clones of Bordetella pertussis carrying prn2 and ptxP3 alleles implicated in Australian pertussis epidemic in 2008-2010.
Bordetella pertussis infection induces a mucosal IL-17 response and long-lived Th17 and Th1 immune memory cells in nonhuman primates.
(5) Since not all patients were tested, 16.9% could be an underestimate of the exact contribution of Bordetella pertussis infection to the cohort.
Higgins et al., "Relative contribution of Th1 and Th17 cells in adaptive immunity to Bordetella pertussis: towards the rational design of an improved acellular pertussis vaccine," PLoS Pathogens, vol.
Nine bacteria were measured, including Acinetobacter baumannii, Enterobacter aerogenes, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella ornithinolytica, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, and Bordetella pertussis.
The original diagnosis had been confirmed by a positive result for Bordetella pertussis nasopharyngeal aspirate specimen culture and the disease had been treated with erythromycin.
That said, the Bordetella vaccine is often required by facilities prior to boarding and daycare.
Bordetella pertussis infects up to 80% of exposed, naive individuals and is particularly risky for infants, the researchers noted.
Some of the bugs involved only infect dogs, but one type in particular - Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria - can affect cats.
Evidence of Bordetella pertussis infection in adults presenting with persistent cough in a French area with very high whole-cell vaccine coverage.
- Bordetella Pertussis Infections Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014