what is the full form of PPLO
PPLO - a mycoplasma resistant to antibiotics that causes a kind of pneumonia in humans. pleuro pneumonialike organism. mycoplasma - any of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack cell walls and can survive without oxygen; can cause pneumonia and urinary tract infection.
The full form of PPLO is Pleuron pneumonia-like organisms and the term used to describe the mycoplasmas. PPLO is the smallest cell or organism with the size of between 0.1 and 0.3 mm. Mycoplasma has included species discovered from pleural fluid of cattle suffering from pleuropneumonia.