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Mycoplasmas and Non-gonococcal Urethritis
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Kumar B, Sharma VK, Sharma M. Mycoplasmas and Non-gonococcal Urethritis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1989;55:227-229
AbstractA total of 692 heterosexual males which included 130 men with non-gonoccal urethritis (NGU) and 562 age-matched controls, were studied. Mycoplasmas were cultivated in liquid PPLO medium tubes containing arionine and urea. Mycoplasmas were isolated in 24 (18.59o) of the 130 patients and 76 (13.60/o) of the 562 controls. Ureaplasma urealyticum was isolated in 18 (13.9%) gatients with NGU and in 21 (3.8%) controls. Mycoplasma hominiq was isolated in 6 (4.6%) patientuft NGU and in 55 (9.8%) controls. Ureaplasma urealyticurm has a definite in NGU.