RICHARD C. REYNOLDS, M.D.; LEIGHTON E. CLUFF, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Gram-negative bacteria, variously called Herellea, Mima polymorpha, Bacterium anitratum, Moraxella, B5W, Diplococcus mucosus, and Neisseria Winogradskyi, have been reported frequently as causes of infection in man, although a recent compilation of severe infections caused by Herellea species has been reported (1). These bacteria are either closely related or the same and have been associated with meningitis (2), subacute bacterial endocarditis (3), pneumonia (4), septicemia (5), and minor infections such as conjunctivitis (6) and urethritis (7). Except for recent interest in this group of microorganisms as a cause of penicillin-resistant urethritis, and as a cause of infection in burns (8), infection
REYNOLDS RC, CLUFF LE. Infection of Man with Mimeae. Ann Intern Med. 1963;58:759–767. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-5-759
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(5):759-767.
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