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[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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Mycoplasma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma.
Mycoplasma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma. Accessed December 10, 2019.
Mycoplasma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma
Mycoplasma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750403/all/Mycoplasma.
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