By Robin Nicholas

Mycoplasmas are the smallest of free-living organisms and are intermediate among viruses and micro organism. Many species thrive as parasites in animal (including human) hosts. This publication relies on complaints of a convention held in Palermo, Italy. It stories essentially the most vital mycoplasma illnesses of sheep, goats and farm animals together with contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, contagious agalactia and calf pneumonia, that are indexed by means of the OIE due to their fiscal implications.

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Spumans M. equigenitalium NCTC 10142 NCTC 10132 NCTC 10168 NCTC 10149 NCTC 10169 ATCC 29869 Canine Canine Canine Canine Canine Equine + + similar to M. verecundum and M. canadense + + + similar to M. verecundum and M. bovis + different from all bovine species but same as M. edwardii + + + similar to M. canadense and M. bovis + − same as M. canis − same as M. 1. 21 Continued. Species Strain designation Host species Specific detection by DGGE/comments M. equirhinis M. fastidiosum M. felis M. subdolum M.

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