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pertussis

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A commensal bacterial infectious disease that results_in inflammation located_in respiratory tract, has_material_basis_in Bordetella pertussis, or has_material_basis_in Bordetella parapertussis, which produce toxins that paralyze the cilia of the respiratory epithelial cells. The infection is characterized by a prolonged, high-pitched, deeply indrawn breath (whoop). [ url:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pertussis url:http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec23/ch272/ch272g.html#sec23-ch272-ch272g-800 ]

Synonyms: WC - Whooping cough, whooping cough, bordetella infection

Term info

database cross reference
  • MESH:D014917
  • UMLS_CUI:C0006015
  • MESH:D001885
  • SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:26484003
  • KEGG:05133
Subsets

gram-negative_bacterial_infectious_disease

has alternative id

DOID:11751, DOID:11333

has obo namespace

disease_ontology

id

DOID:1116