Species Mycoplasma conjunctivae

Name: Mycoplasma conjunctivae Barile et al. 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: con.junc.ti’vae N.L. n. conjunctiva, the membrane joining the eyeball to the lids; from L. adj. conjunctivus -a -um, serving to connect, connective; N.L. gen. n. conjunctivae, of conjunctiva

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25834; HRC/581; NCTC 10147

Original publication: Barile MF, Del Giudice RA, Tully JG. Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma conjunctivae sp. n. from sheep and goats with keratoconjunctivitis. Infect Immun 1972; 5:70-76.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mesomycoplasma conjunctivae (Barile et al. 1972) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Barile MF, Del Giudice RA, Tully JG. Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma conjunctivae sp. n. from sheep and goats with keratoconjunctivitis. Infect Immun 1972; 5:70-76.

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