The US CDC and China CDC renamed nongonococcal
urethritis (NGU) as urogenital Ct infection in 2002 and 2006, respectively.
Mycoplasma genitalium is an established sexually transmitted pathogen that causes nongonococcal
urethritis, and recent evidence indicates that it increases the risk for cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, preterm delivery, and spontaneous abortion (1,2).
Total 70 [28%] Patients had STI Among 247 Adolescents Sexually Transmitted Infections Number of Patients Vulvovaginal Candidiasis 20 Genital Scabies 17 Genital Warts 10 Genital Herpes 6 Trichomonas vaginalis vaginitis 2 Bacterial vaginosis 5 Primary Syphilis 2 Secondary Syphilis 3 Early Latent Syphilis 1 Nongonococcal
Urethritis 1 Balanoposthitis 3 SEXUAL CONTACT OF MALES HOMOSEXUAL 63% HETEROSEKUAL WITH GIRL 25% FRIENDS/FIANCE 6% HETEROSEXUAL WITH CSW 6% MARITAL SEXUAL CONTACT OF FEMALE MARITAL GONTACT (98%) CSW (2%) Note: Table made from pie chart.
Re-evaluating the treatment of nongonococcal
urethritis: Emphasizing emerging pathogens--A randomized clinical trial.
Mycoplasma genitalium among women with nongonococcal
, nonchlamydial pelvic inflammatory disease.
Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections in men with nongonococcal
urethritis: predictors and persistence after therapy.
Approximately 20% of nongonococcal
and nonchlamydial cases of male urethritis can be attributed to the bacterium M.
Comparison of the Gram-stained urethral smear and first-voided urine sediment in the diagnosis of nongonococcal
genitalium was first identified in 1980 from the urethral specimens of two men with nongonococcal
urethritis (NGU) [1, 2].
It is an increasingly recognized opportunistic pathogen in serious infections such as endocarditis, meningitis, and pneumonia and has also been recognized as a rare cause of nongonococcal
Fistula involving the perineum and scrotum has been known in cases of gonorrhea and nongonococcal
VIENNA--Mycoplasma genitalium is a new bad boy of sexually transmitted infections, prompting experts to rethink how to treat nongonococcal
urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and other infections caused by the pathogen.