Mycoplasma hominis

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Mycoplasma

 [mi´ko-plaz″mah]
a genus of highly pleomorphic, gram-negative, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria that lack cell walls, including the pleuropneumonia-like organisms and other species.
Mycoplasma ho´minis a species found associated with nongonococcal urethritis and mild pharyngitis.
Mycoplasma pneumo´niae a cause of primary atypical pneumonia; called also Eaton agent.

My·co·plas·ma hom·i·nis

a bacterial species that is the causative agent of pelvic inflammatory disease and other genitourinary tract infections; can also cause chorioamnionitis and postpartum fever; can be an oropharyngeal commensal and has caused nosocomial wound infections.

My·co·plas·ma hom·i·nis

(mī'kō-plaz'mă hom'i-nis)
A bacterial species that is an agent of pelvic inflammatory disease and other genitourinary tract infections; can also cause chorioamnionitis and postpartum fever.

Mycoplasma hominis

A species of Mycoplasma that can cause genital tract infections (nongonococcal urethritis).
See also: Mycoplasma
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After one year, the high-dose therapy resulted in reduced M.
genitalium, MH1 and MH2 primers were used for the 16S rRNA gene amplification of M.
urealyticum positive sample, ; lane 2 and 6 show the result of negative samples, lane 3 shows 280-bp M.
urealyticum positive sample; Lane 3 shows 280-bp M.
Nucleotide sequences of primers used in this study (9) Organism, Primer sequence (5'-3') Product Target and primers Length genes (bp) M.
Entre las especies de micoplasmas patogenos al humano se han resaltado M.
No obstante, en ausencia de infeccion la concentracion de leucocitos seminales tiende a ser mayor en hombres infertiles que en fertiles [25]; y no se observan elevados en presencia de M.
Este estudio se realizo en dos etapas, en la primera se determino la frecuencia de infeccion por M.
Third swab was inoculated into Pleuropneumonia Like Organism (PPLO) broth (Difco, USA) for culture of M.
Culture for Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplama urealyticum: From plain PPLO broth used for transport of urethral swabs, 1 ml of the broth was passed into PPLO broth made selective for M.
There was no significant association of isolation of M.
Among the women with BV, those infected with Chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomonas were nearly twice as likely to have M.