mycoplasma genitalium infection is associated with microscopic signs of cervical inflammation in liquid cytology specimens.cervicitis is a common clinical finding often attributed to sexually transmitted infections (stis), but no etiologic agent is identified in the majority of cases. in this study, we comparatively assessed inflammation among the common infectious etiologies of cervicitis and assessed the potential value of liquid cytology specimens for predicting stis. among 473 louisiana women at low risk for acquiring stis, the prevalences of mycoplasma genitalium, chlamydia trachomatis, neisseria gonorrhoeae, a ...201424759719
mycoplasma genitalium infections in asymptomatic men and men with urethritis attending a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in new orleans.we report the results of a study of mycoplasma genitalium (detected with a modified polymerase chain reaction [pcr] assay) in men with urethritis and in asymptomatic control subjects at a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in new orleans. data for 97 men with urethritis and 184 asymptomatic men were available for analysis. m. genitalium infection rates in symptomatic and asymptomatic men who were negative for chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoeae were 25% and 7%, respectively (p=.006 ...200212410476
mycoplasma genitalium infection among hiv-positive women: prevalence, risk factors and association with vaginal shedding.this study examined the prevalence and factors associated with mycoplasma genitalium (mg) infection among hiv-positive women and the association between mg and vaginal hiv-1 rna shedding. hiv-positive women attending an outpatient clinic in new orleans, louisiana, usa, from 2002 to 2005 were examined for a battery of sexually transmitted infections (stis) and underwent a behavioural survey. a selected subset had a measurement of vaginal shedding analysed. of the 324 hiv-positive women, 32 (9.9%) ...201121464453
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