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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Development and clinical application of an InvaderPlus[R] assay for the detection of genital mycoplasmas.
Besides these new services, ABR offers mycoplasma testing to satisfy USDA 9CFR regulations and also provides an extensive list of other testing services for viruses and bacteria.
In this study two primers (forward and reverse) were previously designed by Pourbakhsh [22] and amplify a 163 bp region of 16S rRNA gene of Mycoplasma genus.
Key words: infectious arthritis, Mycoplasma columbinum, avian, racing pigeons, Columba livia
A new free white paper, examines how PCR mycoplasma tests and analysis, deployed by a cutting-edge laboratory, minimizes testing delays and enable safe, high-volume biopharmaceutical production.
Because Mycoplasma fermentans has been identified in the renal tissues of AIDS patients with HIVAN at autopsy (8) and in the peripheral blood mononuclear cells, throat swabs, and urine samples from HIV-infected patients (9), we designed a case-control study to compare the prevalence of Mycoplasma infection in HIV-infected patients with and without HIVAN.
With this strategic advantage in mind, we have announced our joint venture at a workshop on mycoplasma and virus risk minimisation strategies that was organised by Mycosafe and ViruSure as part of BioMedical Asia 2009.
Thus the aim of this project was to evaluate and adapt the method of Eloff (1998) so that the antimicrobial susceptibility of mycoplasmas could be reliably tested.
Mycoplasmas inducing chromosomal instability and malignancy
6) Cell wall-deficient bacteria, principally species of Mycoplasma, Chlamydia, Coxiella, Brucella, Borrelia, among others, are candidate infectious agents that may play an important role in neurodegenerative diseases.
Serology returned strongly positive for Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) antibodies with titres of 640 (1:640 dilution).
MYCOPLASMA PNELMONIAE is an important etiologic agent of community-acquired atypical pneumonia in adults, accounting for 15% to 20% of all cases.