Bordetella pertussis

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Name: Bordetella pertussis
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Impact of whooping cough vaccination revealed

The most comprehensive study to date of the family of bacteria that causes whooping cough points to more effective vaccine strategies and reveals surprising findings about the bacteria's origin and evolution. The new results could alter public health ... [Published Medical Xpress - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Pertussis, Vaccine, Bacteria
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Reminder to immunize your infants

The Richland/Wilkin Immunization Action Plan Coalition is promoting the importance of vaccinations during Infant Immunization Week April 26-May 3. The group is emphasizing getting protected against Pertussis, also known as whooping cough.Mindy Schultz, ... [Published Wahpeton News - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mutations cut vax efficacy

MUTATIONS in the bacterium that causes whooping cough may have reduced the effectiveness of the acellular pertussis vaccine, according to an Australian study.Researchers analysed 320 bacteria samples from strains of Bordetella pertussis from patients ... [Published Medical Observer - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Whooping Cough Bacterium in Australia Undergoes Change, Now Vaccine Less Effective: Study

In Australia, the bacteria that cause whooping cough have undergone mutation, making the available vaccine for the disease less effective, experts have said.After analysing strains of bacterium Bordetella pertussis that causes whooping cough, a UNSW-led ... [Published MedIndia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Whooping cough bacterium evolves in Australia

( University of New South Wales ) The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis, has changed in Australia -- most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease -- with a possible reduced effectiveness of the vaccine as ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 6 reports

Whooping Cough Bacterium Evolves In Australia

The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis , has changed in Australia - most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease - with a possible reduced effectiveness of the vaccine as a result, a new study shows. A ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Whooping Cough Outbreak In Lethbridge, Alberta

[ Life ]34 cases of whooping cough have been confirmed in the last three months in Lethbridge, Alberta, and surrounding areas, according to Global News . Health officials are urging residents to get immunized from the infectious illness if they haven’t ... [Published WebProNews - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

4/9/14 - Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clearance for New Molecular Amplification Test: illumigene® Pertussis

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ: VIVO) announced that it has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis), its fifth assay ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Whooping cough bounces back

Avoiding small risks may lead to bigger risks:Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare News Whooping cough has turned up in North America after decades of near absence, and we have only ourselves to blame.In the last several years, the highly ... [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 3 reports

Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clearance for New Molecular Amplification Test: illumigene(R) Pertussis

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Business Week -- Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ: VIVO) announced that it has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis), ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

FDA Clears Meridian's B. Pertussis Test

This page is temporarily not available.  Please check later as it should be available shortly. If you have any questions, please email customer support at support@zacks.com or call 800-767-3771 ext.  9339.Meridian Bioscience, Inc. ( VIVO - Snapshot ... [Published Zacks.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 4 reports

Meridian Bioscience receives FDA clearance for new molecular diagnostic test

Meridian Bioscience announced that it has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Bordetella pertussis, its fifth assay on the illumigene platform. This innovative test is the first FDA-cleared molecular stand-alone assay for B. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 27 2014]

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...our dating in bacteriology wrong," says Professor Julian Parkhill, a senior group leader at the Sanger Institute and a senior author of the study. "The mutation rate we were working with is probably two orders of magnitude out, so we thought the last common ancestor of these modern B pertussis strains was tens of thousands of years old when, in fact, it is much younger than that."
"Vaccination is still the only way to protect against whooping cough, especially for the youngest babies who are most at risk of severe illness" Lan said
"The fact that they have arisen independently in different countries suggests this is in response to the vaccine" Lan said
"More studies are needed to better understand the effects of vaccination on the evolution of the organism" says Associate Professor Lan

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Reported cases of pertussis in the United State... [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
Impact of whooping cough vaccination revealed [Published Medical Xpress - 13 hours ago]
Whooping cough bacterium is evolving [Published LabOnline - 18 hours ago]
Reminder to immunize your infants [Published Wahpeton News - Apr 21 2014]
Mutations cut vax efficacy [Published Medical Observer - Apr 21 2014]
Whooping Cough Bacterium in Australia Undergoes... [Published MedIndia - Apr 17 2014]
Whooping cough mutations may be weakening vacci... [Published FierceVaccines - Apr 17 2014]
Don't Miss the Boat on Big Biotech Catalysts: K... [Published Equities.com - Apr 16 2014]
The Whooping Cough Bacterium Appears To Have Ev... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Whooping Cough Bacterium Evolves In Australia [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 15 2014]
Whooping cough bacterium evolves in Australia [Published Infrosoft - Apr 15 2014]
Whooping cough bacterium evolves in Australia [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 15 2014]
Evolution of whooping cough bacterium could red... [Published Health Canal - Apr 15 2014]
Whooping cough vaccine may have lost its punch ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
Experts concerned over whooping cough mutation [Published Essential Baby - Apr 15 2014]
Whooping cough more resilient [Published 4BC - Apr 15 2014]
Pertussis vax effectiveness reduced by mutations [Published Medical Observer - Apr 15 2014]
Whooping cough 'overcoming vaccine' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Chronic cough in children [Published Medical Observer - Apr 14 2014]
Whooping cough vaccine loses its effectiveness [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Whooping Cough Outbreak In Lethbridge, Alberta [Published WebProNews - Apr 11 2014]
Whooping Cough Outbreak In Lethbridge, Alberta [Published WebProNews Feed - Apr 11 2014]
Don't Miss the Boat on Big Biotech Catalysts: K... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Apr 11 2014]
4/9/14 - Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clear... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Apr 09 2014]
Whooping cough bounces back [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 05 2014]
Whooping cough bounces back [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Apr 04 2014]
Whooping cough bounces back [Published Science News Online - Apr 04 2014]
Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clearance for ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 04 2014]
FDA Clearance for Whooping Cough Molecular Ampl... [Published Select Science - Apr 03 2014]
Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clearance for ... [Published Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management - Apr 03 2014]
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Whooping Cough Bacterium Evolves In Australia [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 15 2014]
The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis , has changed in Australia - most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease - with a possible reduced effectiveness of the vaccine as a result, a new study shows. A ...
Whooping cough bounces back [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Apr 04 2014]
Avoiding small risks may lead to bigger risks:Whooping cough has turned up in North America after decades of near absence, and we have only ourselves to blame.In the last several years, the highly contagious microbe that causes whooping cough has spawned ...
Meridian Bioscience Receives FDA Clearance for ... [Published Business Wire Health News - Mar 27 2014]
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced that it has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis), its fifth assay on the illumigene platform. ...
[Comment] Postinfectious cough and pertussis in... [Published The Lancet Respiratory Medicine online - Dec 02 2013]
A respiratory infection is the most common cause of acute persistent cough and is the initiating event in almost 50% of cases. Cough persists for 2 weeks or more in around 25% of patients with a common cold and in up to 50% when the illness is caused ...
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