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.
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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.
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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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MSM who were recalled for treatment of M.genitalium completed another questionnaire about antimicrobial drug use.
of MYCO WELL D-ONE (including eventually growth of M.genitalium, M.fermentans, M.penetrans, M.pirum, and other M.spp., except M.hominis).
Mycoplasma genitalium (M.genitalium) is a sexually transmitted pathogen.
Association between M.genitalium with chronic persistent prostatitis has been shown (5-6).
A 16-mer synthetic peptide, sequencing NPGNDSLLSTTDNNIA, from constant part of P110 protein of M.genitalium was selected as immunogen.
Twenty pg of M.genitalium lysate was run on a 10% SDS-PAGE (100 V for 2 hr).
The cultured and harvested M.genitalium was dispersed through 25-gauge needle and passed through 0.45 [micro]m filter (18) followed by infecting the isolated PBMC.
Seemingly, there is not any commercial antibody against M.genitalium available in the market.
As designed peptide has been selected from the constant part of P110 protein, antigenic variations in M.genitalium do not impede the reactivity of this antibody.