Bordetella avium


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Bordetella avium

[‚bȯr·də‚tel·ə ′ā·vē·əm]
(microbiology)
A nonsporulating, gram-negative coccobacillus that causes respiratory infections in birds.
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Bordetella avium is thought to be strictly an avian pathogen.
Prevalence of Bordetella avium infection in selected wild and domesticated birds in the eastern USA.
Unexpected similarities between Bordetella avium and other pathogenic bordetellae.