Vincent, Elio, Michael, and Michele discuss evidence that the acellular pertussis vaccine fails to prevent infection and transmission in nonhuman primates, and the use of bacterial cytological profiling to identify pathways targeted by antibiotics.
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Links for this episode:
- Pertussis vaccine fails to prevent infection and transmission (PNAS)
- The sound of whooping cough (PKIDs)
- Prevalence of pertactin-deficient Bordetella pertussis in US (Clin Vacc Imm)
- Cytological profiling identifies targets of antibiotics (PNAS)
- Letters read on TWiM 070
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