|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the Brittish microbiologist Thomas Cross.|
Species epithet: from horse.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||TS-1980 = ATCC 51143.|
|Gram +/Gram -:|
|Disease:||Nocardieform placentitis, which may cause abortion, stillbirth or premature birth.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||So far only two species have been described within genus Crossiella.|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...