Comparative analysis of the genome sequences of Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis
and Bordetella bronchiseptica.
Case report of respiratory mannheimiosis in sheep and goat complicated by Bordetella parapertussis
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, constitute the bulk of Bordetella infections in humans causing upper respiratory tract disease, which is often characterized by three clinical phases: 1) Catarrhal, which consists of rhinorrhea, sneezing, and non-specific coughs; 2) Paroxysmal, which consists of more severe coughing spasms often resulting in vomiting (posttussive emesis); and 3) Convalescent, which consists of a mild, chronic cough which persists for months post infection.
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Adverse weather conditions, stress, pregnancy, lactation, immuno-suppression and old age favours infection by normal inhabitants of respiratory tract pathogens such as Mannheimia haemolytica, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Bordetella parapertussis
, Mycoplasma spp., Arcanobacterium pyogenes and Pasteurella spp.
Still, a similar to pertussis clinical entity caused by Bordetella parapertussis
has been also described in humans .
. It is a vaccine-preventable disease mainly affecting the respiratory tract.
Activity of new macrolides against Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis
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(ATCC:15311) was included as a control.
Moreover, under stress, immunocompromised, pregnant, lactating, and older animals easily fall prey to respiratory habitats, namely, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mannheimia haemolytica, Bordetella parapertussis
, Mycoplasma species, Arcanobacterium pyogenes, and Pasteurella species [2, 4, 7-9, 12, 13].