Incidence of Mycoplasma Infection in Guinea-pigs

THE isolation of a new mycoplasma species, Mycoplasma caviae, was recorded recently1. This species has been isolated from the nasopharynx and vagina of 10% of 232 guinea-pigs and is apparently non-pathogenic to these and other common laboratory animals. During this survey, no other known species of mycoplasma were isolated. (A strain of M. caviae G. 122 has… CONTINUE READING