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Mycoplasma

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(mī″kō-plaz′mă )

[myco- + plasma]
A group of bacteria that lack cell walls and are highly pleomorphic. There are more than 70 organisms in this group, including 12 species that infect humans. Tetracyclines or erythromycins are effective for treatment of M. pneumoniae and M. hominis infections. Other treatment choices include some cephalosporins or fluoroquinolones.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mycoplasma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma_hominis.
Mycoplasma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma_hominis. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Mycoplasma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma_hominis
Mycoplasma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma_hominis.
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