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Bordetella pertussis

Bordetella pertussis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14665

Current Name

Bordetella pertussis

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

10% Columbia blood agar, 37°C, CO₂, 72 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Antigenic Properties

Serotype: 1, 3

Whole Genome Sequence

Whole Genome Sequence NCBI Accn.: CP009751

Strain Data

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Additional Info

Accession Date



M. F. Damme (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM), the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands)

Isolated From

Human (Community Aquired), Nasopharengeal Sample. Netherlands. 2000.


Accessioned into the NCTC < M. F. Damme < Isolated by the RIVM RVP team.



Bart MJ et al. Complete Genome Sequences of Bordetella pertussis Isolates B1917 and B1920, Representing Two Predominant Global Lineages. Genome Announc. 2014 Dec 24;2(6):e01301-14.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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