Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 12th, 2006
"Reactive arthritis (ReA) has been sporadically reported as triggered by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. This study examined the potential relationship between the acute M. pneumoniae infection and juvenile spondyloarthropathy (jSpA) in children," researchers in Croatia report.
According to the authors, "Twelve patients with ReA secondary to acute M. pneumoniae were examined. M. pneumoniae-specific IgM, IgG and IgA antibodies were serologically confirmed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)...
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