Bordetella bronchiseptica rarely infects immunocompetent humans. We report an unusual case of recurrent pertussis-like syndrome caused by B. bronchiseptica in a 7-month-old immunocompetent boy. Molecular analysis demonstrated that the isolates from the child and mother were identical.
Human milk is the best way to nurture the human infant. By breast-feeding their babies, mothers provide them with the best opportunities to wholly develop their potential, while protecting the infants and themselves from a whole range of diseases in the near future and in the years to come. Even though these benefits are widely known and there is ample… (More)