Acholeplasma laidlawii

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A·cho·le·plas·ma laid·la·'wi·i

a species that occurs as a saprophyte in sewage, manure, humus, and soil. One of two species isolated from humans.


a genus of the class Mollicutes and very closely related to the genus Mycoplasma.

Acholeplasma laidlawii
a common isolate in the lungs of calves with enzootic pneumonia but of doubtful significance.
Acholeplasma oculi
is a common finding in the conjunctivae of sheep with contagious ophthalmia but the bacteria have not been proven to be pathogenic in this situation.
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pirum and Acholeplasma laidlawii, and the negative control samples were mycoplasma broth, Hut78 cell extract, and sterile RNase-free water.
1 [micro]m version has been shown to fully retain Acholeplasma laidlawii, whereas the 0.
Our test protocol was based on the accepted HIMA methodology for testing sterilizing-grade filters[ii], modified by substituting Acholeplasma laidlawii (ATCC no.