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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Our objective is to review the evidence in the literature regarding the association of M.
Multiplex PCR was performed with primers specific for highly conserved regions in the urease gene of Ureaplasma spp, the 140-kDa adhesion protein gene of 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.
Harold Wiesenfeld from the University of Pittsburgh, each reported new data at the meeting showing how common 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.
During the study, 26 of the 233 subjects tested positive for an M.
influenzae has genes whose proteins perform similar functions as the proteins of these M.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) most recent guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) (2) have highlighted M.