Mycoplasma fermentans

My·co·plas·ma fer·men·'tans

a bacterial species found in ulcerative genital lesions associated with fusiform bacteria and spirilla; also found on apparently normal genital mucosa of humans.
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such as Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma penetrans, or others.
Honda, "Evidence that Lo's mycoplasma (Mycoplasma fermentans incognitus) is not a unique strain among Mycoplasma fermentans strains," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
During the last five years, several studies highlight the importance of studying in mollicutes nucleases, highlighting mycoplasma species of medical importance, such as, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma fermentans (51-57).
Evidence for disseminated Mycoplasma fermentans in New Jersey residents with antecedent tick attachment and subsequent musculoskeletal symptoms (abstract).
Detection and isolation of Mycoplasma fermentans from urine of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected patients.
(3) suggested that contamination of this vaccine with Mycoplasma fermentans could have been responsible for human illness specifically associated with Persian Gulf syndrome.
Now they have found that a bacteria called Mycoplasma fermentans, commonly found in the throat, may be to blame.
More than 1,000 veterans will participate in an exercise and biofeedback study and 450 veterans with positive Mycoplasma fermentans incognitus assays will be randomly assigned to receive doxycycline or placebo.
Unlike Urnovitz, the Nicolsons blame not a virus but a bacterium, specifically mycoplasma fermentans (MF).
Cultured cells infected with both Mycoplasma fermentans and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- the virus causing AIDS -- die more readily than cells infected with HIV alone, according to a team of federal researchers headed by Shyh-Ching Lo of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C.

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