Bordetella bronchiseptica

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Bordetella bronchiseptica
Phylum Proteobacteria
Class Beta Proteobacteria
Order Burkholderiales
Family Alcaligenaceae
Genus Bordetella
Species B. bronchiseptica
Gram-negative Bordetella bronchiseptica coccobacilli bacteria. (Janice Carr 2009, Wikimedia commons)

Bordetella bronchiseptica is a species of the Bordetella genus.

In dogs, B.bronchiseptica causes Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis, also known as Kennel cough.

In pigs, B.bronchiseptica causes Atrophic Rhinitis.

In rabbits, B.bronchiseptica causes Snuffles.

B.brochiseptica is closely related to B. pertussis, an obligate human pathogen.

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ABCD information on B. bronchiseptica in cats


Ryan KJ; Ray CG (2004). Sherris Medical Microbiology (4th ed.). McGraw Hill.

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