Despite a universal immunization program, pertussis has persisted and resurged, and is of particular concern for infants in terms of morbidity and mortality. Here, we report the genome sequence of a Bordetella pertussis strain with the virulence-associated allelic variant ptxP3, isolated from a 45-day-old infant.
Authors:Anselmo A1, Buttinelli G2, Ciammaruconi A1, Midulla F3, Nicolai A3, Fortunato A1, Palozzi A1, Fillo S1, Lista F1, Stefanelli P4.
Journal:Genome Announc. 2015