The Bordetella Bps polysaccharide is critical for biofilm development in the mouse respiratory tract.

@article{Sloan2007TheBB,
  title={The Bordetella Bps polysaccharide is critical for biofilm development in the mouse respiratory tract.},
  author={Gina Parise Sloan and Cheraton F Love and Neelima Sukumar and Meenu Mishra and Rajendar Deora},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={2007},
  volume={189 22},
  pages={8270-6}
}
Bordetellae are respiratory pathogens that infect both humans and animals. Bordetella bronchiseptica establishes asymptomatic and long-term to life-long infections of animal nasopharynges. While the human pathogen Bordetella pertussis is the etiological agent of the acute disease whooping cough in infants and young children, it is now being increasingly isolated from the nasopharynges of vaccinated adolescents and adults who sometimes show milder symptoms, such as prolonged cough illness… CONTINUE READING