Pertussis (whooping cough), caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, was one of the most common childhood disease world wide before vaccines became .
26% suffering from pertussis. Robertson et al. Med J Aust Pertussis Has Become a Disease of Adolescents and Adults? Pertussis has Become a Disease .
Bordetella Pertussis microbiology; Whooping Cough/Pertussis; Vaccine; Current problems with B. pertussis. Bordetella pertussis Basics. Aerobic, Gram negative.