volume 19, issue 2, P407-413 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2005.03.002
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Abstract: The evidence for M genitalium as a sexually acquired infection in women is strong, and the organism has been associated with cervicitis and urethritis. In vitro evidence supports the concept that M genitalium causes inflammation in the fallopian tube epithelium, and animal studies have demonstrated the potential for infection to spread from the lower to the upper genital tract. Serologic data in humans who have PID are somewhat conflicting, but studies in infertile women suggest a link between M genitalium and…

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