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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.

[New Latin Bordetella, genus name, after Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (1870-1961), Belgian bacteriologist.]
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Case report of respiratory mannheimiosis in sheep and goat complicated by Bordetella parapertussis. Nigerian Veterinary Journal, v.35, p.968-974, 2015.
STRAINS AVAILABLE AS ASSAYED CONTROLS * Adenovirus * Parainfluenza 1 * Parainfluenza 2 * Parainfluenzal * Recombinant Parainfluenza 4 * Recombinant Rhinovirus * Bordetella pertussis * Bordetella holmesii * Influenza A (H1N1) * Influenza A (H3N2) * Influenza B * RSV A * RSV B * Bordetella parapertussis * Coronavirus * Rotavirus SA11 * NorovirusGWA * Bordetella parapertussis * Chlamydia pneumoniae * Mycoplasma pneumoniae * Chlamydia trachomatis * Neisseria gonorrhoeae * T.
The molecular diagnostic assay is to be used with the Solana molecular diagnostic instrument for the qualitative detection and differentiation of Bordetella pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Bordetella parapertussis nucleic acids isolated from nasopharyngeal swab specimens obtained from patients suspected of having a respiratory tract infection attributable to Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
Positive cultures were confirmed by the use of agglutination sera (Remel) to identify Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis. Samples were also subjected to multiplex RT-PCR that targeted IS481, IS1001, and ptx A genes.
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 [1].
Comparative analysis of the genome sequences of Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis and Bordetella bronchiseptica.