Characterization of two Achromobacter xylosoxidans isolates from patients with pertussis-like symptoms.

OBJECTIVE To characterize two Achromobacter xylosoxidans recovered from 2 patients diagnosed with pertussis during a Bordetella pertussis surveillance program. METHODS Nasopharyngeal swabs from 2 children under 1 year of age with clinical suspicion of pertussis were analyzed by culture and PCR. RESULTS Two Achromobacter xylosoxidans A8, closely related… CONTINUE READING