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Bordetella

(bord″ĕ-tel′ă)

[From Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet, Belgian immunologist and microbiologist, 1870- 1961]
A genus of hemolytic gram-negative coccobacilli of the family Alcaligenaceae. Some species are parasitic and pathogenic in warm-blooded animals, including humans.

Bordetella bronchiseptica

A species that causes respiratory infections that primarily infect nonhuman mammals.

Bordetella parapertussis

A species that causes a slightly milder whooping cough than that caused by B. pertussis.

Bordetella pertussis

A species that causes whooping cough.
SEE: pertussis

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bordetella." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733449/all/Bordetella.
Bordetella. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733449/all/Bordetella. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Bordetella. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733449/all/Bordetella
Bordetella [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733449/all/Bordetella.
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