José Antonio Rivera-Tapia

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Mycoplasmas are a bacterial group that is classified in the Mollicute class which includes Mycoplasmas, Spiroplasmas and Acholeplasmas. One hundred and seventy six species have been described in this group. Mycoplasmas are the smallest self living prokaryotes, they do not have a bacterial wall, their genomic size ranges from 577 to 2220 bpk, they are(More)
Mycoplasma fermentans has been associated with respiratory, genitourinary tract infections and rheumatoid diseases but its role as pathogen is controversial. The purpose of this study was to probe that Mycoplasma fermentans is able to produce respiratory tract infection and migrate to several organs on an experimental infection model in hamsters. One(More)
OBJECTIVE Mycoplasma genitalium has been associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). Diagnosis by PCR has become the primary detection method for this organism. Thus, diagnosis by DNA amplification using the PCR technique should be utilized. MATERIAL AND METHODS GMF/GMR and MgpF/MgpR primer pairs, complementary to the M. genitalium 16S rRNA and MgPa(More)
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