"Bordetella pertussis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is the causative agent of WHOOPING COUGH. Its cells are minute coccobacilli that are surrounded by a slime sheath.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Bordetella pertussis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Bordetella pertussis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bordetella pertussis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Bordetella pertussis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.