Prevalence of Urogenital Mycoplasmas Among Men with NGU in Upper Silesia, Poland. Preliminary Study

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Prevalence of Urogenital Mycoplasmas Among Men with NGU in Upper Silesia, Poland. Preliminary Study

Alicja Ekiel * / Małgorzata Aptekorz / Piotr Kłuciński / Dominika Smolec / Barbara Wiechuła / Jarosław Jóźwiak / Gayane Martirosian

Keywords : Mycoplasma genitalium, nongonococcal urethritis, urogenital mycoplasmas

Citation Information : Polish Journal of Microbiology. Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 93-95, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1197326

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 17-September-2013 / Accepted: 03-September-2015 / Published Online: 15-March-2016

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The prevalence of urogenital mycoplasmas in men with NGU in Upper Silesia (Poland) was studied. Mycoplasmas were detected in 36.7% men (Ureaplasma parvum and Mycoplasma genitalium were found in 30% and 16.7% respectively). Urealyticum urealyticum was not detected. We suggest including M. genitalium in the diagnostic scheme for nongonococcal urethritis (NGU).

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