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Abstract

Mycoplasmosis in kids.

Abstract

Nasal swabs were collected from a flock of 183 kids aged 6 months and suffering from pneumonia; 37 tracheal swabs and samples of lung tissue were collected from animals that died. Of the 45 Mycoplasma spp. isolated, 11 (24.4%) were M. mycoides subsp. mycoides, 9(20%) were M. agalactiae and 3 (6.8%) were M. capricolum.