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
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 […]
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 […]
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:
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.