Serological cross-reactions between Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  title={Serological cross-reactions between Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.},
  author={Katrine Lind and Bjarne Orskov Lindhardt and H J Sch{\"u}tten and Jens Blom and C. Christiansen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={20 6},
The recently discovered mycoplasma species Mycoplasma genitalium was isolated from urethral specimens from men with nongonococcal urethritis (Tully et al., Lancet i:1288-1291, 1981). In a previous report (K. Lind, Lancet ii:1158-1159, 1982), prominent serological cross-reactions were demonstrated between this mycoplasma and M. pneumoniae. In the present study, the two mycoplasma species were compared more extensively. In classical mycoplasma medium without thallium acetate, M. genitalium grew… CONTINUE READING


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