mycoplasmas


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mycoplasmas

a group of minute PROKARYOTES that are typically classified with bacteria but do not possess a cell wall and thus have a variable morphology. They are obligate, intracellular PARASITES of animals and plants.
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Phylogenetic tree based on 16S rRNA sequences of mycoplasmas representing all groups and clusters.
Mycoplasmas: molecular biology pathogenicity and strategies for control.
The samples were processed for isolation and confirmatory diagnosis found to be positive for Mycoplasma by PCR at Central University Laboratory, Chennai.
Seroprevalence and involvement of Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) in cases of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) in poultry and pheasantry birds of Northern Pakistan is underreported.
Multigene families encoding the major hemagglutinins in phylogenetically distinct mycoplasmas. Infect.
(2008; 2011) reported that the seroprevalence values of Ma among sheep, goats, and mixed flocks are 25%, 21%, and 30%; those of the Mmc were 32%, 38%, and 34% in the same study, suggesting that these mycoplasmas circulate widely among flocks of sheep and goats that are kept together in mixed farms.
Primary peritonitis with Mycoplasma hominis has been described in the renal transplant population [4-6]; however, there is no known reported case of primary peritonitis caused by Mycoplasma hominis in a healthy nonimmunocompromised adult.
Furr, "Intracellular location of mycoplasmas in cultured cells demonstrated by immunocytochemistry and electron microscopy," International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, vol.
Isolation of mycoplasmas from the oropharynx of clinically healthy pigeons.
Endocervical swabs transported in first void urine as combined specimens in the detection of Mycoplasma genitalium by real-time PCR.