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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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.
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