Latest Non-gonococcal urethritis Stories

2013-10-21 23:28:57

New name distinguishes high-quality transport medium and facilitates brand-name recognition for growing customer base. Guilford, ME (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Puritan Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Puritan Medical Products Company, announced today that its popular universal transport medium—used to test for virus, chlamydia, mycoplasma and ureaplasma—will now be sold under the brand name UniTranz-RT. “We’ve had a remarkable response to this product line from the laboratory community...

2013-08-13 23:24:26

Mycoplasma Genitalium is becoming one of the most common STD's in the United States. Request A Test now offers testing for this little known bacterial infection. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is now offering testing for Mycoplasma Genitalium. M. Genitalium is a bacterial sexually transmitted disease which research indicates is becoming one of the most prevalent STD's in the country despite a...

2012-11-06 03:29:53

Clinicians should take caution when diagnosing a child who has a high fever and whose tests show evidence of adenovirus, and not assume the virus is responsible for Kawasaki-like symptoms. According to a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital appearing in Clinical Infectious Diseases, adenovirus detection is not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease. Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious condition in children that involves inflammation of the blood vessels, specifically the...

2009-07-22 17:35:24

Highlights include "“ the number of cases of the asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis, the most common reportable infectious disease in the US, is growing; gonorrhea, the second most common reportable infectious disease in the US, is growing more resistant to treatment; syphilis is making a comeback which could wipe out the gains made in syphilis control following the epidemic of the late 1980s; and M. Genitalium has the potential to become a public health target as recent work has now...

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By MARTIN WILLIAMS A NEW strain has been discovered in Scotland of a sexually transmitted infection which affects thousands of people in Britain every year . Health Protection Scotland has highlighted the case of the new variant Chlamydia trachomatis (nvCT) strain, identified in a patient attending a sexual health service in Scotland last month. The Scottish Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infection Reference Laboratory has alerted all consultant microbiologists in Scotland about the...

Latest Non-gonococcal urethritis Reference Libraries

2011-04-25 16:25:00

Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...

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