It is my understanding that myecolplasma freely exist on our skin surfaceand they tend to infect cell cultures while handling them with dirty hands or gloves. I haven't heard of a case where the reverse is true, simplybecause we are NOT immunocompromised creatures.
From: [Only registered users see links. ] [mailto:[Only registered users see links. ].indiana.edu] On Behalf Of Fisher, Susan
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:28 PM
To: '[Only registered users see links. ].indiana.edu'
Subject: [Cell-biology] Mycoplasma Infection in Tissue Culture
Dear Dr. McKay,
I just read your 1998 message regarding a mycoplasma infection. You asked if you could have infected your tissue culture. I am now curious - could the mycoplasma infection in the tissue culture have infected you?
I look forward to your response.
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