Mycoplasma genitalium

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My·co·plas·ma gen·i·ta·'li·um

a bacterial species that may be a causative agent of urethritis; cross-reacts immunologically with Mycoplasma pneumoniae; can cause serious infections involving the respiratory tract, heart, bloodstream, central nervous system, and prosthetic valves and joints.

My·co·plas·ma gen·i·tali·um

(mīkō-bak-tērē-ŭm jenI-tālē-ŭm)
A bacterial species that is an agent of sexually transmitted infections of the genitourinary tract in both sexes.

Mycoplasma genitalium

A species of Mycoplasma that is the smallest free-living organism known. It, like M. hominis, can cause nongonococcal urethritis.
See also: Mycoplasma
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Positive specimens were then tested for drug resistance-associated mutations in the M.
Podium talks from a series of researchers in the United States and Europe at the joint meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research and the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections documented the STI niche that M.
Given that it's notoriously hard to culture and that genetic-based assays are only recently available and not yet sold commercially, reliable management of M.
Further research will be required to confirm a causal relationship and to identify risk factors for M.
The aim of this study was to determine the isolation pattern/detection of genital mycoplasma including M.
influenzae has genes whose proteins perform similar functions as the proteins of these M.
Not answered by this study is the hypothetical role of M.
The main end points of the trial were clinical and microbiological cure of urethritis associated with M.
Multiple studies--reported since the CDC guidelines were released in 2006 -indicate that M.
and David Taylor-Robinson of the Clinical Research Center in Harrows, England, reported culturing this new mycoplasma, which they later named M.
Azithromycin regimens have been commonly used for treatment of M.