Mycoplasma Homonis

European Mycoplasma Conference 18-19 March 2019, London

  This ESCMID conference will bring together mycoplasma experts and young researchers to discuss topics including mycoplasmas of human and veterinary importance, antibiotic resistance, genomics, epidemiology & pathogenicity.  We look forward to seeing you at this memorable event. PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

A review of mycoplasma diagnostics in cattle

The article by Parker et al., published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine provides an overview of the development and use of different diagnostic methods to identify mycoplasma species relevant to cattle, with a particular focus on Mycoplasma bovis.     Alysia M. Parker, Paul A. Sheehy, Mark S. Hazelton, Katrina L. Bosward and […]

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IOM2018 – 22nd Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology

The 22nd Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology (IOM2018) will be held in Portsmouth, New Hampshire USA (July 9-12, 2018). The Congress will feature the latest research advances in clinical and veterinary mycoplasmology, synthetic biology, pathogenesis, and vaccine development. The program will also feature members of the National Academy of Sciences and key industry leaders […]

Mycoplasmology: the big issues

Some  of  the  most  important  diseases  of  livestock  are  caused  by  mycoplasmas. The article by Nicholas et al., published in Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Veterinary Science provides a comprehensive overview of some of the important issues in animal mycoplasmology:

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Mycoplasma genitalium, Ureaplasma spp. and Mycoplasma hominis: human urogenital mycoplasmas

Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted organism. The urogenital tract is the primary site of M. genitalium infection but asymptomatic rectal carriage is reported. M. genitalium is responsible for urethritis in men and for cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, preterm birth and spontaneous abortion in women.