Eaton agent


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My·co·plas·ma pneu·mo·ni·ae

a bacterial species causing otitis and upper and lower respiratory tract disease including primary atypical pneumonia in human beings.
Synonym(s): Eaton agent

My·co·plas·ma pneu·mo·ni·ae

(mī'kō-plaz'mă nū-mō'nē-ē)
A bacterial species causing primary atypical pneumonia in human beings.
Synonym(s): Eaton agent.

Eaton agent

(et'on)
[Monroe D. Eaton, U.S. neurologist, 1905–1958]
Mycoplasma pneumoniae, one of the causes of atypical pneumonia.
See: Mycoplasma

Eaton,

Monroe D., U.S. microbiologist, 1904-1958.
Eaton agent - a species causing primary atypical pneumonia. Synonym(s): Eaton virus; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Eaton agent pneumonia - an acute systemic disease with involvement of the lungs, caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Synonym(s): primary atypical pneumonia
Eaton virus - Synonym(s): Eaton agent