Ureaplasma urealyticum mycoplasma - Definition

January 2017


Definition


"Ureaplasma urealyticum" mycoplasma is a small bacteria that can be found in the human body's urinary tract and reproductive organs. While not producing any symptoms, it can cause some infections. Ureaplasma urealyticum mycoplasma is sexually transmitted during unprotected sexual intercourse. In aggressive cases, it can cause urethritis or prostatitis in men, and vaginitis or, in more problematic cases where the infection reaches the fallopian tubes, salpingitis in women. In cases of secretion from the penis or in women, a sample can reveal the presence of bacteria and standard antibiotic-based treatment should be initiated.

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