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1

What appearance does mollicutes have on a culture?

Fried egg appearance

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2

Mollicutes have no _____

cell wall 

3

Mollicutes are the ____ self replicating organisms 

smallest 

*they are filterable- VERY small 

4

What are the two pathogenic Mollicutes?

Mycoplasma 

Ureaplasma 

5

What are the pathological manifestations in non-hemotrophic mollicutes?

respiratory and urogenital tract infections 

 

6

What is the main pathogenesis in Hemotrophic mollicutes?

Hemolytic anemia 

7

Mollicutes use ____ to keep itself stable in proportions, since it does not have a cell wall 

cholesterol 

8

What two bacteria are the non-hemotrophic mollicutes?

Ureaplasma

non-hemotrophic mycoplasma

9

Mollicutes have a fried egg appearance in colonies because they grow ____ the agar

into 

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10

What is the reservoir of non-hemotrophic Mollicutes?

possibly part of normal flora

mucosal surfaces- respiratory and urogenital tract

11

How is non-hemotrophic mollicutes transmitted?

direct contact

*respiratory and veneral secretions

12

What animals are most likley to get non-hemotrophic mullicutes?

older animals

crowded

stressed 

13

Mollicutes are extremely ____ - cell membrane is very changeable

plastic 

14

Usually Non-hemotrophic mullicutes infections are ____ and may be part of the normal flora

subclinical 

15

What is a virulence factor of Ureaplamsa spp that induces ammonia production?

urease 

16

What two species of mycoplasma lead to avian mycoplasmosis?

M. gallisepticum

M. synoviae

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17

Is avian mycoplasmosis reportable in the US?

YES!

18

What species of Mycoplasma causes repsiratory disease in chickens, decreased egg production, and sinusitis in turkeys?

Mycoplasma Gallisepticum

19

What species of Mycoplams causes joint swelling (synovitis) and bursitis in turkeys?

Mycoplasma Synoviae

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20

Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia is caused by what species of mycoplasma?

Mycoplasma mycoides ssp. mycoides 

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21

What is the most virulent Mycoplasma in cattle that is reportable in the US?

Mycoplasma mycoides ssp. mycoides

22

What kind of disease does Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia cause in cattle?

Respiratory disease 

*coughing, nasal discharge 

23

What is seen throughout the lung tissue in Mycplasma infected ruminants?

micro-abcesses

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24

What species of Mycoplasma causes mastitis in bovine?

Mycoplasma bovis

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25

What two species of Mullicutis causes urogentical tract infections in bovine, that lead to vesiculitis in bulls, and vaginitis/abortions in heifers

Mycoplasma bovigenitalium

Ureaplasma diversum

26

What species of Mycoplama causes Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia?

Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae

27

What species of mycoplasma causes Contagious agalactia of sheep and goats?

Mycoplasma agalactiae

Mycoplasma putrefaciens 

28

True/False: Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia and Contagious agalactia of sheep and goats is Reportable in the USA

TRUE

29

What species of mycoplasma causes Porcine enzootic pneumonia?

Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae

30

What species of Mycoplasma effects equines?

Mycoplasma felis 

31

What species of mycoplasma causes conjuncitivits in cats?

Mycoplasma felis 

32

What species of Mycoplasma causes urogenital disease in dogs?

Mycoplasma canis 

33

What program is the most effective for control of non-hemotrophic mollicutes?

test and slaughter 

34

Hemotrophic Mollicutes are ____ cell parasites

red blood cell 

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35

How is hemotrophic mollicutes spread?

blood- to- blood contact

*cat fights 

36

What is the most common species of Hemotrophic Mollicutes and what disease does it cause?

Mycoplasma Haemofelis

Causes Feline infectious Anemia 

37

Common clinical signs of hemotrophic mollicutes

Icterus

Bone marrow hyperplasia 

38

What is the best treatment for Hemotrophic Mollicutes?

Correct the anemia!!!

 

39

Cats infected with ____ are more likely to get feline infectious anemia 

FIV

*Immunocompromised