Bordetella pertussis- An Overview

Bordetella pertussis

What is Bordetella pertussis? Bordetella pertussis is a pathogenic Gram-negative aerobic bacterium that is the causative agent of the disease pertussis or whooping cough. B. pertussis is the type species of Bordetella that consists of minute mesophilic coccobacillus that facilitates … Read more

Biochemical Test of Bordetella pertussis

Biochemical Test of Bordetella pertussis

Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Bordetella pertussis) Capsule Positive (+ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative (-ve) Growth in nutrient broth Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Positive … Read more