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Medical Term:

Mycoplasma haemofelis


Definition: the cause of severe feline infectious hemolytic anemia. Coinfection with M. haemominutum results in enhanced severity of clinical signs. Mhf lacks a cell wall and replicates on the outside of the infected cells; closely related to Eperythrozoon sp.

Synonym(s): Haemobartonella felis, Mycoplasma felis

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