PPLO


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PPLO

Abbreviation for pleuropneumonialike organisms , under organism.

PPLO

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

A slow-growing pathogen which measures 0.25 µm in diameter, lacks cell wall precursors (N-acetyl glucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid), divides by binary fusion and fragmentation, and has CO2 and NH3 as end products of ureaplasma enzymatic hydrolysis.

PPLO

Pleuropneumonia-like organism See Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

PPLO

Abbreviation for pleuropneumonialike organisms.

PPLO

pleuropneumonia-like organisms. See also mycoplasma.