Published in Anti-Infectives Week, April 12th, 2004
"Mycoplasma genitalium was first isolated in 1980 from 2 of 13 men with non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU). It shares several features with M. pneumoniae, a recognized respiratory tract pathogen," a scientist writing in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology reports.
"It is extremely difficult to isolate by culture. The development of sensitive and specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays in the early 1990s made clinical studies possible and a significant number of publications have shown a strong association between...
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