Data Source: The MEGA trial randomized 606 men with nongonococcal urethritis
to either 1 g of azithromycin or a 7-day course of doxycycline.
Azithromycin treatment failure in Mycoplasma genitalium--positive patients with nongonococcal urethritis
is associated with induced macrolide resistance.
Patients: Between June 2005 and December 2006, 100 consecutive male patients, suspected to have nongonococcal urethritis
(70 HIV positive, 30 HIV negative) attending the HIV and STD clinics of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and Multispeciality Hospital (sector 16), Chandigarh, were enrolled for the study after obtaining informed written consent.
Association of Myeoplasma genitalium persistence in the urethra with recurrence of nongonococcal urethritis
Katz said, the ban on azithromycin was extended; in 2005, the health department discontinued its use in nongonococcal urethritis
in gay men.
Please bear in mind that only about 30% of nongonococcal urethritis
Adenoviruses and herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) were associated with nongonococcal urethritis
(NGU) in men who have sex with men and in those who have insertive oral sex.
The CDC already recommends oral azithromycin at 1 gas single-dose therapy for chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis
, and chancroid, and in a single 2-g dose for gonorrhea.
The risk factors were infection with Chlamydia or gonorrhea, BV, or sexual contact with a man with Chlamydia, gonorrhea, or a nongonococcal urethritis
genitalium-positive nongonococcal urethritis
in 2013 (4).
VIENNA--Mycoplasma genitalium is a new bad boy of sexually transmitted infections, prompting experts to rethink how to treat nongonococcal urethritis
, pelvic inflammatory disease, and other infections caused by the pathogen.
Manhart presented new data from the MEGA (Mycoplasma Genitalium Antibiotic Susceptibility and Treatment) trial, which enrolled 606 men with nongonococcal urethritis
(NGU) at an STI clinic in Seattle.