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PHIL Image 2121
 
ID#:2121
Description:This Gram-stained photomicrograph depicts numbers of Bordetella pertussis bacteria, which is the etiologic pathogen for pertussis, also known as whooping cough.

A highly-communicable, vaccine-preventable disease that lasts for many weeks, pertussis typically manifests in children with paroxysmal spasms of severe coughing, whooping, and post-tussive vomiting, also known as Bordet-Gengou bacillus.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1979
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Links:
  • CDC - National Center for Infectious Diseases - Pertussis
  • CDC - Emerging Infectious Diseases - Adaptation of Bordetella pertussis to Vaccination: A Cause for Its Reemergence?
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    CDC Organization

    MeSH
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bordetella Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Whooping Cough
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Infection
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Respiratory Tract Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Whooping Cough
    tree picture tree picture Respiratory Tract Diseases
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Respiratory Tract Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Whooping Cough
    Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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