mycoplasmas


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mycoplasmas

a group of minute PROKARYOTES that are typically classified with bacteria but do not possess a cell wall and thus have a variable morphology. They are obligate, intracellular PARASITES of animals and plants.
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Four different culture methods were compared for their efficiency for avian mycoplasmas culture.
24) The potential of using both PCR protocols was explored as a proxy for shedding of PHV-1 and mycoplasmas in sampled pigeons.
It brings us great satisfaction to work together to address the emerging threat of genital mycoplasmas," said Franco Aiolfi, chief executive officer of Euroclone SpA and Euroclone Diagnostica Srl.
Mycoplasmosis caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) and Avian influenza virus (AIV: H9N2) infection are serious health hazards for poultry.
An initial PubMed search was conducted using the terms "Mycoplasma genitalium," "Mycoplasmagenitalium women," and "prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in asymptomatic women," which identified 1064 articles.
Mycoplasmas are the smallest microorganisms capable of self-replication.
2X2 Contingency table showing association between presence of total genital mycoplasmas and type of patient (pt Vs.
genitalium in FSWs, the mycoplasmas might frequently harbor macrolide or fluoroquinolone resistance-associated alterations.
com)-- ABR (now a VMRD division) announced today the availability of new testing services that can detect the presence of mycoplasma in animal origin products, master virus seeds, and other sample types.
Mycoplasmas in general are the small prokaryotes having 300-800 nm diameter and devoid of cell wall but bounded by a triple layered plasma membrane.
Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum has historically been the subject of attention, but Mycoplasma genitalis which causes male urethritis in addition to colonizing the female genital tract and the division of Ureaplasma into two species, urealyticum and parvum, has also added new taxonomic clarity.