Mycoplasma genitalium

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Related to Mycoplasma genitalium: Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma

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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Mycoplasma genitalium among young adults in the United States: an emerging sexually transmitted infection.
Mycoplasma genitalium in asymptomatic patients: implications for screening.
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Azithromycin and moxifloxacin for microbiological cure of Mycoplasma genitalium infection: an open study.
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Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in women with laparoscopically diagnosed acute salpingitis.
Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium and Ureaplasma urealyticum Infections and seminal quality in infertile and fertile men in Kuwait.
Mycoplasma genitalium is a clinically important sexually transmitted pathogen that was first isolated in urethral specimens from two men with non-gonococcal urethritis by culture in 1981 (1).
Y casi podria usted apostar que la primera sera una inofensiva bacteria de la especie Mycoplasma genitalium, que habita normalmente en el intestino humano.
This was based on work involving the genome of the Mycoplasma genitalium, a bacterium responsible for human urinary tract infections.
The technique was demonstrated by repeatedly sequencing the bacterial genome Mycoplasma genitalium in four hours, with up to and exceeding 99.

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