Mycobacterium chimaera

Mycobacterium chimaera (bacterium) Mycobacterium chimaera is an aerobic, Gram-positive bacterium in the Mycobacteriaceae family. It belongs to the nontuberculous (atypical) mycobacteria and is a mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) member. Normally, M. chimaera is not...

Mumps virus

Mumps virus (enveloped virus) Mumps virus is an enveloped virus in the Paramyxoviridae family and has a helical shape. It may infect many organs and cause inflammation, often leading to meningitis or pancreatitis. Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles...

Morganella spp.

Morganella spp. (bacterium)   Morganella spp. comprises Gram-negative, rod-shaped and facultative anaerobic bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. They also occur in the context of nosocomial infections and trigger urinary tract infection. Species...

Moraxella catarrhalis

Moraxella catarrhalis (coccobacillus)   Moraxella catarrhalis is an aerobic, Gram-negative coccobacillus – previously also referred to as Neisseria catarrhalis or Micrococcus catarrhalis. It belongs to the Moraxellaceae family and is a human mucosal pathogen. In...

Molluscipoxvirus (Molluscum contagiosum virus, MCV)

Molluscipoxvirus (Molluscum contagiosum virus, MCV) (enveloped virus)   Molluscipoxvirus is an enveloped virus with double-stranded DNA and belongs to the family of Poxviridae. In humans, the virus triggers Molluscum contagiosum (MC). After the eradication of...