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Oxygen requirements for the Family Alcaligenaceae

Obligate aerobes

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Substance required by the Family Alcaligenaceae for growth

Nicotinic acid

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Nonmotile spp. Bordatella spp.

B. pertussis
B. parapertussis

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Motile Bordatella spp.

B. bronchiseptica

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Body part where B. pertussis and B. parapertussis can be isolated

Human respiratory tract

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Protection from B. pertussis wanes after

3 - 5 years

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Genera under the family Alcaligenaceae

Bordatella spp.
Achromobacter spp.
Alcaligenes spp.

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Causative agent of Whooping cough

B. pertussis

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Immunity from B. pertussis is undetectable by

12 years

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Laboratory diagnosis of B. pertussis (3)

- DFA on nasal specimen
- PCR
- Culture of nasal specimen

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Disease caused by B. pertussis

Whooping cough