PPLO


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PPLO

Abbreviation for pleuropneumonialike organisms , under organism.

PPLO

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

A slow-growing pathogen which measures 0.25 µm in diameter, lacks cell wall precursors (N-acetyl glucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid), divides by binary fusion and fragmentation, and has CO2 and NH3 as end products of ureaplasma enzymatic hydrolysis.

PPLO

Pleuropneumonia-like organism See Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

PPLO

Abbreviation for pleuropneumonialike organisms.

PPLO

pleuropneumonia-like organisms. See also mycoplasma.
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The plates inoculated with turbid material from the tubes were observed for 15 days and the positive plates showed small pin point colonies (less than one mm diameter) with slight pinkish colour on the surface of PPLO agar plate containing phenol red indicator.
Single colony was picked from 58 samples separately and after re-culturing on PPLO agar, all of these samples showed plate growth.
of samples showing turbidity on PPLO broth and plate growth on PPLO agar.
of samples showing turbidity in PPLO broth; C+, No.