Table 3.

Bordetella spp. isolated at the SLI from nasopharyngeal‚ÄČcultures

OrganismNo. of specimens isolated in:Total
1995199619971998
B. holmesii 3681532
B. pertussis 140325129146740
B. parapertussis 2032113396
‚ÄÉTotal2,4623,6772,3432,48410,966