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Bordetella pertussis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bordetella pertussis
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.400.425.115.425.600
B03.660.075.090.344.425.600
Unique ID
D001886
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001886
Annotation
infection = WHOOPING COUGH
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.
Entry Term(s)
Bacterium tussis-convulsivae
Haemophilus pertussis
Hemophilus pertussis
Registry Number
txid520
NLM Classification #
QW 131
See Also
Pertussis Vaccine
Virulence Factors, Bordetella
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/06
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