TWiM 38: The sound of whooping cough

August 2, 2012

Washington orchardHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Elio Schaechter and Jo Handelsman

Vincent, Jo, Michael, and Elio review an outbreak of pertussis in Washington, and how culturing can reveal rare members of the soil biosphere.

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One comment on “TWiM 38: The sound of whooping cough

  1. Paul Lough Dec 8, 2020

    Update : You kids may have already covered this, I’m playing catch-up through TWIM. BP can appear again without the signature cough, and it is a naturally occurring random mutation from Parapertussis. Which has know animal resovoirs.