Mycoplasma pulmonis

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Mycoplasma pulmonis

A commensal species carried by nearly all pet rats, which colonises the luminal surface of the respiratory epithelium and is the cause of murine mycoplasmosis, a respiratory and genital tract infections in pet rats.
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