In vitro studies of mycoplasma-like organisms.


We determined whether the western X mycoplasma (WXM) isolated from Colladonus montanus could be maintained in vitro by ultrathin sections or by assay of infectivity. Large spherical or small electron-dense bodies like those found in intact infected cells were observed in some media. Infectivity of WXM can be maintained for 28 days in cultured salivary… (More)


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