Recent reports (Gourlay, 1970; Gourlay, Bruce & Garwes, 1971) described the first isolation and gave some characteristics of a virus which infects a member of the order Mycoplasmatales, namely (formerly ). This virus, designated Mycoplasmatales virus-laidlawii 1 (MV-L1), was shown to be bacilliform with a mean width of 14·6 nm. and a mean length of 89·8 nm. It was insensitive to ether and detergent and withstood a temperature of 60° for 30 min.; its nucleic acid appeared to be DNA. This report describes the isolation of another virus which infects and which differs from MV-L 1.


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