Prevalence of macrolide- and fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycoplasma genitalium strains in clinical specimens from men who have sex with men of two sexually transmitted infection practices in Berlin, Germany.

Affiliation

TU Dresden, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The cell-wall-less Mollicutes species Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted micro-organism that causes different male and female genital tract infections. In recent years, resistance of the pathogen to macrolides and fluoroquinolones has been increasingly reported worldwide and is more frequent in risk groups.

Keywords

Antimicrobial resistance,Fluoroquinolones,Macrolides,Mycoplasma genitalium,

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