nongonococcal urethritis

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non·gon·o·coc·cal urethritis

n. Abbr. NGU
An inflammation of the urethra similar to that of gonorrhea but caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis and occurring mostly among males as an early symptom of chlamydia.
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non•gon•o•coc′cal urethri′tis

(nɒnˌgɒn əˈkɒk əl)

a sexually transmitted infection of the urethra caused by the parasite Chlamydia trachomatis, or the mycoplasma Ureaplasma urealyticum. Abbr.: NGU
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Noun1.nongonococcal urethritis - sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia)
urethritis - inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination
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Neisseria meningitidis ST11 complex isolates associated with nongonococcal urethritis, Indiana, USA, 2015-2016.
This assay combination with chlamydia (the most common STI), TV (that has a prevalence of 2.3 million in women aged 14-49) (2), NG (which saw an increase of 67 percent), and MG (the second most common cause of nongonococcal urethritis).
genitalium is associated with nongonococcal urethritis in men and cervicitis in women, causing 15%-30% of persistent or recurring urethritis cases and 10%-30% of cervicitis cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Association of Ureaplasma urealyticum (biovar 2) with nongonococcal urethritis. Sex Transm Dis 2004; 31: 192-5.
No cases of chancroid, nongonococcal urethritis and granuloma inguinale, or lymphogranuloma venereum were observed in the present study.
The recovery of pleuropneumonia-like organisms from negro men with and without nongonococcal urethritis. Am J Syph Gonorrhea Vener Dis 1954;38:113-124.
Bacteria urethritis is most common and be on two form: gonococcal and nongonococcal urethritis. Nongonococcal urethritis is emerge due to bacterial infection other than those caused by gonococci.
The US CDC and China CDC renamed nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) as urogenital Ct infection in 2002[9] and 2006,[10] respectively.
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.
Demographic, behavioral, and clinical characteristics of men with nongonococcal urethritis differ by etiology: a case-comparison study.
Thus, the organism may be underdiagnosed in people with persistent or recurrent nongonococcal urethritis.