Persistence within mamallian tissue culture cell

Range 48-96 hours
Organism Mycoplasma penetrans
Reference Rottem S. Interaction of mycoplasmas with host cells. Physiol Rev. 2003 Apr83(2):417-32. p.422 right column top paragraphPubMed ID12663864
Primary Source Girón JA, Lange M, Baseman JB. Adherence, fibronectin binding, and induction of cytoskeleton reorganization in cultured human cells by Mycoplasma penetrans. Infect Immun. 1996 Jan64(1):197-208. AND Lo SC, Hayes MM, Kotani H, Pierce PF, Wear DJ, Newton PB 3rd, Tully JG, Shih JW. Adhesion onto and invasion into mammalian cells by mycoplasma penetrans: a newly isolated mycoplasma from patients with AIDS. Mod Pathol. 1993 May6(3):276-80.PubMed ID8557340, 8346175
Method (primary source 1) scanning electron microscopy
Comments Persistence of M. penetrans within NIH/3T3 cells, Vero cells, human endothelial cells, HeLa cells, WI-38 cells, and HEp-2 cells has been observed over a 48-96 h postinfection (primary sources).
Entered by Uri M
ID 105744