Fast Five Quiz: Mycoplasma genitalium Presentation and Diagnosis

Ken B. Waites, MD

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April 09, 2020

Mycoplasma genitalium is one of the genital mycoplasmas and has emerged as an important causal agent for sexually transmitted infections in men and women. It is the smallest known microorganism capable of self-replicating. Data suggest that M genitalium is responsible for as many as 20% of cases of nongonococcal urethritis and up to 30% of cases of cervicitis. In addition, up to 22% of cases of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) have evidence of M genitalium.

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