clones identified by multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis.
Her research interests are the epidemiology and molecular characterization of Bordetella pertussis
and other related species.
Positive cultures were confirmed by the use of agglutination sera (Remel) to identify Bordetella pertussis
and Bordetella parapertussis.
If that work is confirmed in humans, it would mean that circulation of Bordetella pertussis
is intensified in the United States and other countries using acellular vaccine.
Health company Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) revealed on Wednesday the receipt of clearance from the US FDA for the ARIES Bordetella Assay for direct detection and identification of Bordetella pertussis
2] The burden of Bordetella pertussis
disease is highest in young infants (<3 months of age) and has almost doubled over the last two decades despite the availability of vaccines.
Purchases of reagent kits for detection of respiratory bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Bordetella pertussis
, Bordetella parapertussis, Legionella pneumophila, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.
The high contagious disease, which is an infection of the respiratory system, is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis
infects up to 80% of exposed, naive individuals and is particularly risky for infants, the researchers noted.
On September 5, 2014, the public health department of a Maryland hospital was notified of a case of Bordetella pertussis
infection confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a staff health care worker (HCW).
Evidence of Bordetella pertussis
infection in adults presenting with persistent cough in a French area with very high whole-cell vaccine coverage.
Infections Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014