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Bordetella pertussis culture

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Dr. Javed Hussain
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Whooping cough: This bacteria causes whooping cough and it is very contagious. It is easy to contract from a person who is infected and is coughing and sneezing.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Whooping cough: Whooping cough, formally called pertussis, is a respiratory disease that in its classic form in small children can produce paroxysms of cough strong e... Read More
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Whooping Cough: Whooping cough usually is caused by pertussis. But this also can cause pneumonia. Even rare infections of the brain.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sugar/water/mucous: The human respiratory system provides a luxurious collection of sugar, protein & water in the form of airway mucous.This provides ample nutrition for ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Enhance production: By affecting some inhibitory pathways, pertussis toxins can increase the production of parathyroid hormone from PTH and other hormones from fsh.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Persistent cough: It is an airborne disease that you acquire from someone else and it is highly contageous. It can result with a persistent cough that may last weeks, e... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Not sure that is tru: The current vaccine (acellular) is produced by purifying a number of toxins from b. Pertussis and detoxifying them.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
Pediatrics 18 years experience
TDAP: Adults have been given an additional component to the original tetanus vaccine for many years now. So it now includes tetanus, diphtheria and pertuss... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Respiratory tract: The germ targets the upper and lower respiratory tract.Early on there is just a runny nose and congestion,Over time it worsens, producing an outpourin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Pertussis: is divided into three stages: catarrhal, paroxysmal and convalescent. The 1st stage is characterized by common cold symptoms for 1-2 weeks. The 2nd ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Pertussis: Pertussis is extremely contagious and when a person inhales aerosol droplets in the air from a cough/sneeze at close range from an infected person, th... Read More

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