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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Bordetella pertussis
Bordetella pertussis
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Bordet gengou agar, bordet gengou broth

Gram Stain:
Bordetella pertussis is Gram stain negative

Bordetella pertussis is aerobic

Bordetella pertussis is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Burkholderiales; Alcaligenaceae; Bordetella

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Bordetella pertussis was isolated from a patient with whooping cough.

Human health and disease:
Bordetella pertussis is BSL2 organism and should be considered a potential pathogen.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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