Eperythrozoon


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Eperythrozoon

/Ep·eryth·ro·zo·on/ (ep″ah-rith″ro-zo´on) a genus of the family Bartonellaceae; its members are of limited pathogenicity, infecting rodents, cattle, sheep, and swine.

Eperythrozoon

a group of bacteria that parasitize erythrocytes and now are recognized to be within the genus Mycoplasma. E. coccoides and E. parvum have not yet been reassigned.

Eperythrozoon coccoides
may cause anemia in mice.
Eperythrozoon felis
see Mycoplasmahaemofelis.
Eperythrozoon ovis
see Mycoplasmaovis.
Eperythrozoon parvum
a usually apathogenic species found in pigs.
Eperythrozoon suis
see Mycoplasmasuis.
Eperythrozoon wenyoni
see Mycoplasmawenyoni.
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Proposal to transfer some members of the genera Haemobartonella and Eperythrozoon to the genus Mycoplasma with descriptions of 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemofelis', 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemomuris', 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemosuis' and 'Candidatus Mycoplasma wenyonii'.
Such plasmodiastatic effect has been attributed to possible blood contamination by Eperythrozoon coccoides (9).
Phylogenetic analysis and description of Eperythrozoon coccoides, proposal to transfer to the genus Mycoplasma as Mycoplasma coccoides.
formerly Eperythrozoon ovis), an eperythrocytic agent of haemolytic anaemia in sheep and goats.