Mycoplasma arthritidis

Mycoplasma arthritidis

A pleomorphic, gram-negative, aerobic to facultatively anerobic bacteria that lacks cell walls. Mycoplasma arthritidis is a natural pathogen of rats, causing severe polyarthritis.
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Design of PCR-based method for detection of a geneencoding Mycoplasma arthritidis mitogen superantigen in synovial fluid of rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Simultaneous Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma arthritidis in Synovial Fluid of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis by Multiplex PCR.
Inflammatory lipoproteins purified from a toxigenic and arthritogenic strain of Mycoplasma arthritidis are dependent on Toll-like receptor 2 and CD14.