Pathogens

Bordetella pertussis
(bacterium)

Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)
Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Bordetella pertussis is an aerobic, coccoid, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the Alcaligenaceae family.

In the genus Bordetella, Bordetella pertussis has the most clinical relevance and triggers whooping cough.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

ยป Necessary spectrum of antimicrobial activity
Bactericidal



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