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Descriptor English: Bordetella pertussis
Descriptor Spanish: Bordetella pertussis
Descriptor Portuguese: Bordetella pertussis
Descriptor French: Bordetella pertussis
Entry term(s): Bacterium tussis-convulsivae
Haemophilus pertussis
Hemophilus pertussis
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.115.425.600
B03.660.075.090.344.425.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001886
Scope note: A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is the causative agent of WHOOPING COUGH. Its cells are minute coccobacilli that are surrounded by a slime sheath.
Annotation: infection = WHOOPING COUGH
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Registry Number: txid520
Related: Pertussis Vaccine MeSH
Virulence Factors, Bordetella MeSH
DeCS ID: 1910
Unique ID: D001886
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/02/06
Bordetella pertussis - Preferred
Concept UI M0002822
Scope note A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is the causative agent of WHOOPING COUGH. Its cells are minute coccobacilli that are surrounded by a slime sheath.
Preferred term Bordetella pertussis
Entry term(s) Bacterium tussis-convulsivae
Haemophilus pertussis
Hemophilus pertussis



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