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The occurrence of ureaplasmas in marmosets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  824498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ureaplasmas were isolated from the oropharynx of all of 22 male and 19 female adult marmosets and from the genital tract of about a quarter of them. These ureaplasmas seem to be natural inhabitants of the oropharynx and not of human origin because half the animals had had very limited human contact and preliminary serological tests indicate that the organisms are not the same as the known human serotypes. 11 babies born in captivity were found to have oropharyngeal organisms usually within 24 h of birth and the oropharynx of the parents was thought to be the most likely source. The marmoset may be a useful model for studying the role of ureaplasmas in human disease.
P M Furr; D Taylor-Robinson; C M Hetherington
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Laboratory animals     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0023-6772     ISO Abbreviation:  Lab. Anim.     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-03     Completed Date:  1977-01-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0112725     Medline TA:  Lab Anim     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  393-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Newborn / microbiology
Callitrichinae / microbiology*
Pharynx / microbiology
Ureaplasma / growth & development,  isolation & purification*

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