|Etymology:||Genus name: bunch of grape-like cocci (coccus means a grain or berry).|
Species epithet: colour producing.
|Significance:||The morbidity can be relatively high in some herds.
|Type Strain:||1462 = ATCC 43764 = CCUG 4319 = NCTC 10530.|
||Large glistening and buttery colonies. The colonies are non-hemolysing.|
|Micromorphology:||Non-motile cocci (0.8-1 µm in diameter), which occurs individually, in pairs, in tetrads or in clusters.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Coagulase -|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|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...