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.
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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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The contribution of Mycoplasma genitalium to the aetiology of sexually acquired infectious proctitis in men who have sex with men.
Genital mycoplasmas, including Mycoplasma genitalium, as sexually transmitted agents.
Azithromycin and moxifloxacin for microbiological cure of Mycoplasma genitalium infection: an open study.
Weiss, "Association of Mycoplasma genitalium and HIV infection: a systematic review and metaanalysis," AIDS, vol.
The swabs were placed in separate transport medium and were tested separately with NAAT for four organisms: Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Mycoplasma genitalium.
Sequence-based typing of Mycoplasma genitalium reveals sexual transmission.
Deguchi, "Contribution of topoisomerase IV mutation to quinolone resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium," Antimicrob Agents Chemother, vol.
Manhart presented new data from the MEGA (Mycoplasma Genitalium Antibiotic Susceptibility and Treatment) trial, which enrolled 606 men with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) at an STI clinic in Seattle.

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