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Descriptor English: Mycoplasma
Descriptor Spanish: Mycoplasma
Descriptor Portuguese: Mycoplasma
Descriptor French: Mycoplasma
Entry term(s): Eperythrozoon
Haemobartonella
Mycoplasma putrefaciens
PPLO
Pleuropneumonia Like Organisms
Pleuropneumonia-Like Organisms
Tree number(s): B03.440.860.580.553.553
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009174
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, mostly facultatively anaerobic bacteria in the family MYCOPLASMATACEAE. The cells are bounded by a PLASMA MEMBRANE and lack a true CELL WALL. Its organisms are pathogens found on the MUCOUS MEMBRANES of humans, ANIMALS, and BIRDS.
Annotation: infection = MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1963; for EPERYTHROZOON see EPERYTHROZOON 1966-2003; for HAEMOBARTONELLA see ANAPLASMATACEAE 1997-2003, see HAEMOBARTONELLA 1980-1996; for PLEUROPNEUMONIA-LIKE ORGANISMS see PLEUROPNEUMONIA-LIKE ORGANISMS 1963-1965
History Note: 1963; for HAEMOBARTONELLA use ANAPLASMATACEAE 1980-2003
DeCS ID: 9366
Unique ID: D009174
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Mycoplasma - Preferred
Concept UI M0014305
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, mostly facultatively anaerobic bacteria in the family MYCOPLASMATACEAE. The cells are bounded by a PLASMA MEMBRANE and lack a true CELL WALL. Its organisms are pathogens found on the MUCOUS MEMBRANES of humans, ANIMALS, and BIRDS.
Preferred term Mycoplasma
Entry term(s) Eperythrozoon
Haemobartonella
Pleuropneumonia Like Organisms - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0014306
Preferred term Pleuropneumonia Like Organisms
Entry term(s) PPLO
Pleuropneumonia-Like Organisms
Mycoplasma putrefaciens - Narrower
Concept UI M0448916
Scope note A species that is associated with caprine MASTITIS and possesses an intense odor.
Preferred term Mycoplasma putrefaciens



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