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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Ureaplasma urealyticum
Ureaplasma urealyticum

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
see DSMZ media 1096

Respiration:
Ureaplasma urealyticum is aerobic (+5%CO2)

Gram Stain:
Ureaplasma urealyticum is Gram stain negative

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Tenericutes; Mollicutes; Mycoplasmatales; Mycoplasmataceae; Ureaplasma

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:
Ureaplasma urealyticum was isolated from a patient with nongonococcal urethritis.

Human health and disease:
Ureaplasma urealyticum is part of the normal genital flora of men and women. Ureaplasma urealyticum has been associated with a number of diseases in humans, but it is unclear if it is casual as an opportunistic pathogen. Ureaplasma urealyticum may be associated with male infertility.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.


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