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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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Positive cultures were confirmed by the use of agglutination sera (Remel) to identify Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
Purchases of reagent kits for detection of respiratory bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Legionella pneumophila, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.
Comparative analysis of the genome sequences of Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis and Bordetella bronchiseptica.
Activity of new macrolides against Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an upper respiratory infection caused by the Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis bacteria.
Twenty two people have died and a further 361 are suffering from whooping coughs, a contagious disease caused by Bordetella Parapertussis bacteria.
Comparison of culture and PCR for detection of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis under routine laboratory conditions.