Haemophilus pertussis (Whooping Cough)

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Microbiology in Italy[1]
Haemophilus pertussis[2]

Etiology/Bacteriology

Taxonomy

| Domain = Bacteria | Phylum = Proteobacteria | Class = Gammaproteobacteria | Order = Enterobacteriales | Family = Enterobacteriaceae | Genus = Escherichia | species = E. coli | subspecies = O157:H7 | prototype strain = EDL933 |

NCBI: Taxonomy Genome: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. EDL933

Description

Pathogenesis

Transmission

Infectious dose, incubation, and colonization

Virulence factors

Clinical features

Diagnosis

Treatment

Prevention

Host Immune Response

References

1 Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Isolation of E. coli O157:H7 from sporadic cases of hemorrhagic colitis - United States. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1982 Nov 5;31(43):580, 585. PubMed PMID: 6817062.
2 Perna NT, Plunkett G 3rd, Burland V, Mau B, Glasner JD, Rose DJ, Mayhew GF, Evans PS, Gregor J, Kirkpatrick HA, Pósfai G, Hackett J, Klink S, Boutin A, Shao Y, Miller L, Grotbeck EJ, Davis NW, Lim A, Dimalanta ET, Potamousis KD, Apodaca J, Anantharaman TS, Lin J, Yen G, Schwartz DC, Welch RA, Blattner FR. Genome sequence of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. Nature. 2001 Jan 25;409(6819):529-33. PubMed PMID: 11206551.