Bordetella

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Bordetella pertussis

  • whooping cough - violent cough, can cause syncope and breakeage of blood vessels
  • produces paroxysms - violent, staccato forceful
  • coughs, often seen as "whooping"
  • breaks blood vessels in conjunctiva
  • causes reflux vomiting, and cough syncope (cough until faint)

Bordetella parapertussis

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