Mycoplasma spp. are gram-negative bacteria. Several Mycoplasma species are part of the normal bacterial flora of animals; many of them are regarded as harmless to animals. However,Mycoplasma felis (M. felis) can be pathogenic to both cats and horses. In case of shelter cats, isolation of M. felis from oropharyngeal swabs has been associated with upper respiratory tract infection and conjunctivitis.
The PetNADTM Mycoplasma felis Detection Kit, which applies iiPCR (insulated isothermal PCR), is a newly developed nucleic acid diagnostic product. With the compatible instrument--POCKITTM, the Nucleic Acid Analyzer, Mycoplasma felis PCR detection can be done within 1 hour! This system is compact, fast and easy; it is perfectly suitable for small animal diseases detection for veterinary clinics use.