from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various small, gram-negative coccobacilli of the genus Bordetella, some of which are pathogenic in the human respiratory tract. It includes B. pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.

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  • n. Any of several gram-negative coccobacilli, of the genus Bordetella, many of which are pathogenic; especially Bordatella pertussis which causes whooping cough.


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Bordetella, genus name, after Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (1870-1961), Belgian bacteriologist.


  • The Washington Animal Rescue League will spay or neuter and administer vaccines for rabies, distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, parvovirus and bordetella to pit bulls and pit bull mixes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

    D.C. animal watch

  • These include parainfluenza, adenovirus2, and bordetella.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • There are several specialists who believe that because the vaccination is aimed at bordetella, a bacterium instead of a virus, the vaccine is particularly dangerous and has been implicated in various rheumatoid arthritis-like conditions.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Most facilities want proof of vaccinations for rabies, distemper and sometimes bordetella kennel cough.

    The Seattle Times

  • Most require at least yearly re-vaccinations for rabies, distemper, parvo and bordetella.

    The Full Feed from

  • Services will include rabies, bordetella, distemper, nail trimming, heartworm testing and microchipping.

    The Times Today's News

  • Vaccinations are $5; canine DHLPP and parvo, canine bordetella and feline FVRCP, $10; and rattlesnake vaccine, $40.

    Ventura County Star Stories

  • - Combo package for dogs: DHLPP, rabies and bordetella shots and microchipping, $55. Stories

  • Terpstra G. Comparison of vaccination of mice and rats with hemophilus influenzae and bordetella pertussis as models.

    Brain Blogger

  • The adoption fee is $60 / dogs and $50 / cats, which includes a spay / neuter certificate and 7-in-1 and bordetella vaccinations. - Local News


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