Mycoplasma hominis


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Mycoplasma

 [mi´ko-plaz″mah]
a genus of highly pleomorphic, gram-negative, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria that lack cell walls, including the pleuropneumonia-like organisms and other species.
Mycoplasma ho´minis a species found associated with nongonococcal urethritis and mild pharyngitis.
Mycoplasma pneumo´niae a cause of primary atypical pneumonia; called also Eaton agent.

My·co·plas·ma hom·i·nis

a bacterial species that is the causative agent of pelvic inflammatory disease and other genitourinary tract infections; can also cause chorioamnionitis and postpartum fever; can be an oropharyngeal commensal and has caused nosocomial wound infections.

My·co·plas·ma hom·i·nis

(mī'kō-plaz'mă hom'i-nis)
A bacterial species that is an agent of pelvic inflammatory disease and other genitourinary tract infections; can also cause chorioamnionitis and postpartum fever.

Mycoplasma hominis

A species of Mycoplasma that can cause genital tract infections (nongonococcal urethritis).
See also: Mycoplasma
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Ladefoged SA, Christiansen G: Physical and genetic mapping of the genomes of five Mycoplasma hominis strains by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
Cunha, "Relevant prevalence of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum serogroups in HIV-1 infected men without urethritis symptoms," Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, vol.
Mycoplasma hominis parasitism of Trichomonas vaginalis.
The primary outcome variables were presence of a positive anti-HTLV I/II, AgHbs, anti-HCV, VDRL; positive capture hybrid for Chlamydia trachomatis; positive culture for Neisseria gonorrheae, Mycoplasma hominis or Ureaplasma urealyticum or abnormal Pap smear.
A menudo las infecciones causadas Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis y Ureaplasma urealyticum son asintomaticas e inespecificas (17-20).
Hydrogen peroxide-producing lactobacilli, for example, were associated with a significant decrease in cervicovaginal lavage (CVL) HIV RNA concentrations, and Trichomonas vaginalis, Prevotella bivia, and Mycoplasma hominis.
9), and colonization with Mycoplasma hominis (OR 3.
In contrast, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, and Streptococci, although transmissible through artificial insemination procedures, exist in many healthy, sexually active adults, and their pathogenicity to the recipient of reproductive cells or tissue is of questionable clinical significance.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common condition in which the normal vaginal microfiora are replaced by a polymicrobial overgrowth that includes vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, and anaerobes such as nonfragilis bacteroides, Mobiluncus, and peptococcus.

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