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Noun1.Mycoplasmatales - coextensive with the family Mycoplasmataceae
animal order - the order of animals
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
family Mycoplasmataceae, Mycoplasmataceae - pleomorphic Gram-negative nonmotile microorganism similar to both viruses and bacteria; parasitic in mammals
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Mycoplasmatales have been associated with various infections of the genitourinary tract, pathological conditions, reproductive failure and intrauterine infections, including pyelonephritis, urithritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, chorioamnionitis, endometritis, postpartum fever, and leading to important complications such as infertility, puerperal infection, preterm birth, still birth, premature birth, low birth weight, septic and spontaneous abortion, neonatal morbidity and perinatal mortality (11-14).
15-20] Mycoplasmatales are associated with infection of the genitourinary tract, reproductive failure, and neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a member of the family Mycoplasmataceae and order Mycoplasmatales [1], the smallest self-replicating prokaryotes in both cellular dimensions and genome size [2-4].