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Bacteria Which culture medium for this coughing child?

A small gram-negative organism was isolated from the nasal secretion of a toddler who later had paroxysms of coughing and post-tussive vomiting lasting at least 2 weeks. Which of the following culture media should be used to culture the suspected organism?

A) blood agar
B) Bordet Gengou agar
C) MacConkey agar
D) Thayer Martin agar
E) Tryptic soy agar

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B...i suspect its whooping cough
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Bordetella Pertussis so Bordet Gengou Agar- B
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