Chapter 8. Isolations of Mycoplasmas and Their Rapid Identification by Plate Epi-Immunofluorescence

  1. Katherine Elliott and
  2. Joan Birch
  1. Michael F. Barile and
  2. Richard A. Delgiudice

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719893.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 6 - Pathogenic Mycoplasmas

Ciba Foundation Symposium 6 - Pathogenic Mycoplasmas

How to Cite

Barile, M. F. and Delgiudice, R. A. (1972) Isolations of Mycoplasmas and Their Rapid Identification by Plate Epi-Immunofluorescence, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 6 - Pathogenic Mycoplasmas (eds K. Elliott and J. Birch), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719893.ch8

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Bacterial Products, Division of Biologies Standards, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland and Huntingdon Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940069

Online ISBN: 9780470719893

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Keywords:

  • mycoplasma viruses;
  • acholeplasma laidlawii;
  • isolation;
  • bacteriophages;
  • plaque-forming agent

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sources of Mycoplasma Contamination of Cell Cultures

  • Isolation of Mycoplasmas from Contaminated Cell Cultures

  • Species Identification of Mycoplasma Contaminants

  • Large Specimen-Broth Culture Procedure

  • Isolation of Mycoplasmas from Commercial Bovine Sera

  • The Epi-Immunofluorescence Procedure for Sero-Identification of Mycoplasmas

  • The Oral and Genital Mycoplasma Flora of Normal Animals

  • Mycoplasma Flora of Canine Tissues

  • Mycoplasma Flora of Monkey Tissues

  • Interspecies Relatedness of Mycoplasma Strains

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References