Medical Definition of Bordetella pertussis

1. A small, aerobic, gram-negative bacillus, causative organism of whooping cough. Produces a variety of toxins including a dermonecrotising toxin, an adenyl cyclase, an endotoxin and pertussis toxin, as well as surface components such as fimbrial haemagglutinin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Bordetella parapertussis
Bordetella pertussis
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