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National Infant Immunization Week, April 18 - 25, 2015 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Health Dr.
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National Infant Immunization Week is April 18-25, 2015 ATLANTA, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18-25, 2015, and the Georgia Department
Approval allows children to receive a combination of two recommended vaccinations SWIFTWATER, Pa., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT:
NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new bilingual, online resource is now available for parents to learn more about the ways they can help keep their children up-to-date on the vaccines
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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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