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Mycoplasma penetrans

mycoplasma penetrans

A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria. This organism shows remarkable pathobiologic properties: it adheres to cell surfaces, deeply penetrates into the cell, and strongly adsorbs human red blood cells and human CD4_ lymphocytes and monocytes. M. Penetrans was first isolated from the urogenital tract of patients with aids and high frequencies of antibodies to it are seen in hIV-infected patients.

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The Fiber Disease

... the decade before AIDS. Also downplayed to the public is a new microbe (Mycoplasma penetrans), also of unknown origin, that was introduced into homosexuals, along with HIV and ...

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