Mycoplasma infections

Bacterial Diseases

Animals Involved

Livestock, nonhuman primates, marine mammals, cats, dogs, rodents, other mammals

Known Distributions

Worldwide; zoonotic infections rare

Probable Means of Spreading

Direct contact; bites; wound contamination, including accidental inoculation

Clinical Manifestations in People

Asymptomatic carriage; cellulitis; other syndromes, including respiratory disease, septic arthritis, septicemia have been reported, especially in immunocompromised

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