Jump to Main Content
- Willi, B.; Boretti, F.S.; Tasker, S.; Meli, M.L.; Wengi, N.; Reusch, C.E.; Lutz, H.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.
- Veterinary microbiology 2007 v.125 no.3-4 pp. 197-209
- disease reservoirs; anemia; antibiotics; cats; disease prevalence; strain differences; risk factors; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; mycoplasmosis; disease transmission; pathogen identification; pathogenicity; cat diseases; molecular epidemiology; Mycoplasma haemofelis; pathogenesis; Mycoplasma haemominutum
- ... Hemotropic mycoplasmas (aka hemoplasmas) are the causative agents of infectious anemia in numerous mammalian species. Originally known as Haemobartonella and Eperythrozoon species, these organisms have been reclassified within the genus Mycoplasma. The development of new molecular assays has expanded our knowledge of this heterogeneous group of agents and allowed us to study their epidemiology and ...