|Category:||Primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the Belgian microbiologist Jules Bordet (1870-1961), who first isolated B. pertussis.|
Species epithet: resembles pertussis (whooping cough).
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 15311 = CCUG 413 = NCTC 5952|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Small coccoid and nonmotile rods.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Bordetella spp. does not ferment carbohydrates.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||Eight species have been described within genus Bordetella. The four species, which are described in VetBact, are very closely related.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...