Fast Five Quiz: Mycoplasma genitalium

Ken B. Waites, MD


April 09, 2020

Figure 1. Mycoplasma genitalium bacteria, illustration

According to the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), the prevalence of M genitalium infection is estimated to range from 1% to 2% of men and women in the general population, with slightly higher rates seen in women. Among sexually transmitted infection clinic attendees, higher prevalence rates have been found, ranging from 4% to 38%.

For additional information, refer to a recent report about M genitalium infection in MSM.

Learn more about M genitalium infection.


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