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Etiology of Pertussis

Michael Kevin
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Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Diponegoro Semarang - 2016

Pertussis
Pertussis Whooping cough

Highly contagious respiratory disease

Caused by bacteria Bordetella pertussis

Bordetella pertussis

Under basic microscope (1000X


magnification)

Under electrone microscope

Bordetella pertussis
Gram negative coccobacilli

aerobic

Bronchopneumonia & encephalopathy

Virulence factors
Pertussis toxin
Adenylate cyclase toxin

Hemolysin

Filamentous
hemagglutinin

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