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Bordetella pertussis

"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.

MeSH information
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.

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.