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Proposal to transfer some members of the genera Haemobartonella and Eperythrozoon to the genus Mycoplasma with descriptions of 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemofelis', 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemomuris',
The former Haemobartonella and Eperythrozoon species described here represent a new group of parasitic mycoplasmas that possess a pathogenic capacity previously unrecognized among the mollicutes. Expand
The genome sequence of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC type strain PG1T, the causative agent of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP).
A variety of potential virulence factors was identified, including genes encoding putative variable surface proteins and enzymes and transport proteins responsible for the production of hydrogen peroxide and the capsule, which is believed to have toxic effects on the animal. Expand
An IS900-like sequence found in a Mycobacterium sp. other than Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.
From a healthy dairy cow, a mycobacterium harbouring one copy of a sequence with 94% identity to IS900 is isolated and characterised, showing the need of alternative PCR systems based on other genes than IS900 to confirm the presence of M. paratuberculosis. Expand
Phylogeny of the Mycoplasma mycoides cluster as determined by sequence analysis of the 16S rRNA genes from the two rRNA operons.
It is suggested that these species be reclassified in a common species group (for instance, "Mycoplasma capri") distinct from the M. capricolum species group. Expand
Coexistence of Ehrlichia phagocytophila and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Italy as determined by 16S rRNA gene sequencing.
A PCR-based assay is developed for the specific demonstration of E. phagocytophila genogroup ehrlichiae in animal blood, and by subsequent sequence analysis of the PCR products the identity of the isolated Ehrlichia can be established. Expand
Detection of mycoplasma contamination in cell cultures by a mycoplasma group-specific PCR.
The results demonstrate the drawbacks of each of the detection methods and the suitability of the PCR for the detection of mycoplasmas in cell cultures. Expand
Taxonomy of Mollicutes
Many commonly used bacteriological terms are far from being well defined and in scientific papers these terms may be used with different meanings15, 89. One of the purposes of bacterial taxonomy isExpand
Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in nose swabs from pigs by in vitro amplification of the 16S rRNA gene.
The use of PCR to detect DNA from Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, the etiological agent of enzootic porcine pneumonia, suggests that M. hyop pneumoniae can be detected in the nasal cavities only during a limited time period. Expand
A 16S rRNA-based PCR assay for detection and identification of granulocytic Ehrlichia species in dogs, horses, and cattle.
It was concluded that PCR was the most reliable method, useful in the clinical laboratory for specific and early diagnosis of granulocytic ehrlichiosis in animals. Expand
Genetic basis of macrolide and lincosamide resistance in Brachyspira (Serpulina) hyodysenteriae.
Resistance to tylosin, erythromycin and clindamycin in B. hyodysenteriae was associated with an A-->T transversion mutation in the nucleotide position homologous with position 2058 of the Escherichia coli 23S rRNA gene. Expand