Latest Pertussis Stories
RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Pertussis - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Pertussis's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan.
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-- Company Expects to File IND to Support Clinical Trials in Mid-2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept.
-- SYN-005 Neutralizing Antibody Combination Protects Against Pertussis in Murine and Non-Human Primate Models -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept.
Honoring National Immunization Awareness Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D.
Dangers of Not Vaccinating Children Discussed on SERMO, the Leading Physician Social Network BOSTON, Aug.
-- Two of Company's Anti-Infective Programs to be Presented at Highly Regarded Scientific Conference: Pertussis and C. difficile -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug.
Cases of whooping cough are at epidemic proportions.
Bordetella pertussis is a Gram-negative, aerobic coccobacillus of the genus Bordetella. It is the causative agent of pertussis or whooping cough and it is non-motile. There is no zoonotic reservoir thus humans are the only hosts. Bacterium is spread by coughing and by nasal dripping after an incubation period of 7 to 14 days. Pertussis is an infection of the respiratory system and characterized by a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in. Before the vaccine was developed there were...
Bordetella bronchiseptica is a small, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Bordetella. It can cause bronchitis although it rarely infects humans. It is closely related to pertussis which causes whooping cough and B. bronchiseptica can persist in the environment for extended periods. Humans are not natural carriers of B. bronchiseptica, which normally infects the respiratory tracts of smaller mammals. It does not express pertussis toxin although it has the genes to do so which...
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