Mycoplasma

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Synonym(s)

Eaton agent; Pleuro-pneumonia like organisms (PPLO)

Definition
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Bacteria-like microorganisms without cell wall. Human pathogens are
:Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum. The latter two are of dermatological importance, e.g. as pathogens of mycoplasma urethritis, prostateaurethritis, vulvovaginitis adultorum, colpitis, cervicitis.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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