mycoplasma hominis

Summary

Summary: A common inhabitant of the vagina and cervix and a potential human pathogen, causing infections of the male and female reproductive tracts. It has also been associated with respiratory disease and pharyngitis. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

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  1. ncbi Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum (biovar 1) and Ureaplasma urealyticum (biovar 2) in patients with non-gonococcal urethritis using polymerase chain reaction-microtiter plate hybridization
    Shin ichi Maeda
    Japanese Research Group for UTI, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:750-4. 2004
  2. ncbi Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum DNAs in urine from asymptomatic healthy young Japanese men
    Satoshi Takahashi
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, S 1, W 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, 060 8543, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 12:269-71. 2006
  3. ncbi Prevalence and treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Mycoplasma hominis in patients with non-gonococcal urethritis
    Dilek Kilic
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Kirikkale Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:17-20. 2004
  4. pmc Life on arginine for Mycoplasma hominis: clues from its minimal genome and comparison with other human urogenital mycoplasmas
    Sabine Pereyre
    Universite de Bordeaux, Laboratoire de Bactériologie EA 3671, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000677. 2009
  5. ncbi Female genital-tract HIV load correlates inversely with Lactobacillus species but positively with bacterial vaginosis and Mycoplasma hominis
    Beverly E Sha
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:25-32. 2005
  6. ncbi Detection of bacterial vaginosis-related organisms by real-time PCR for Lactobacilli, Gardnerella vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis
    M Reza Zariffard
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 34:277-81. 2002
  7. doi Congenital and opportunistic infections: Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis
    Ken B Waites
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 14:190-9. 2009
  8. pmc In vitro activity of trovafloxacin compared to those of five antimicrobials against mycoplasmas including Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum fluoroquinolone-resistant isolates that have been genetically characterized
    C M Bebear
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:2557-60. 2000
  9. pmc OppA, the ecto-ATPase of Mycoplasma hominis induces ATP release and cell death in HeLa cells
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Center for Biological Medical Research, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 8:55. 2008
  10. doi Fatal outcome of a disseminated dual infection with drug-resistant Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma parvum originating from a septic arthritis in an immunocompromised patient
    Colin R Mackenzie
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Universitätsstraße 1, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e307-9. 2010

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  1. ncbi Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum (biovar 1) and Ureaplasma urealyticum (biovar 2) in patients with non-gonococcal urethritis using polymerase chain reaction-microtiter plate hybridization
    Shin ichi Maeda
    Japanese Research Group for UTI, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:750-4. 2004
    To use polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-microtiter plate hybridization assays to detect Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum (biovar 1) and Ureaplasma urealyticum (biovar 2) in first-voided urine specimens from ..
  2. ncbi Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum DNAs in urine from asymptomatic healthy young Japanese men
    Satoshi Takahashi
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, S 1, W 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, 060 8543, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 12:269-71. 2006
    ..C. trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum in first-voided urine specimens were detected by polymerase ..
  3. ncbi Prevalence and treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Mycoplasma hominis in patients with non-gonococcal urethritis
    Dilek Kilic
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Kirikkale Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:17-20. 2004
    The aim of present study was to evaluate the occurrence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis, and Ureaplasma urealyticum in non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and to determine the bacterial resistance to six antibiotics in order to ..
  4. pmc Life on arginine for Mycoplasma hominis: clues from its minimal genome and comparison with other human urogenital mycoplasmas
    Sabine Pereyre
    Universite de Bordeaux, Laboratoire de Bactériologie EA 3671, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000677. 2009
    b>Mycoplasma hominis is an opportunistic human mycoplasma. Two other pathogenic human species, M. genitalium and Ureaplasma parvum, reside within the same natural niche as M. hominis: the urogenital tract...
  5. ncbi Female genital-tract HIV load correlates inversely with Lactobacillus species but positively with bacterial vaginosis and Mycoplasma hominis
    Beverly E Sha
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:25-32. 2005
    ..Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition. We examined the association between BV and BV-associated bacteria and expression of HIV in the female genital tract...
  6. ncbi Detection of bacterial vaginosis-related organisms by real-time PCR for Lactobacilli, Gardnerella vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis
    M Reza Zariffard
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 34:277-81. 2002
    ..Frozen cervicovaginal lavage (CVL) samples from 21 women were analyzed by real-time PCR for the numbers of Mycoplasma hominis, Gardnerella vaginalis and lactobacilli. Lactobacilli organisms were detected in all CVL samples, G...
  7. doi Congenital and opportunistic infections: Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis
    Ken B Waites
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 14:190-9. 2009
    ..The ability of Ureaplasma spp. and Mycoplasma hominis to cause pneumonia, bacteremia, and meningitis in newborns can no longer be questioned...
  8. pmc In vitro activity of trovafloxacin compared to those of five antimicrobials against mycoplasmas including Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum fluoroquinolone-resistant isolates that have been genetically characterized
    C M Bebear
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:2557-60. 2000
    ..25 microg/ml. Whatever the associated mutations, trovafloxacin exhibited greater activity than the other fluoroquinolones tested against fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycoplasma hominis and U. urealyticum isolates.
  9. pmc OppA, the ecto-ATPase of Mycoplasma hominis induces ATP release and cell death in HeLa cells
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Center for Biological Medical Research, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 8:55. 2008
    In the facultative human pathogen Mycoplasma hominis, which belongs to the cell wall-less Mollicutes, the surface-localised substrate-binding domain OppA of the oligopeptide permease was characterised as the main ecto-ATPase.
  10. doi Fatal outcome of a disseminated dual infection with drug-resistant Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma parvum originating from a septic arthritis in an immunocompromised patient
    Colin R Mackenzie
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Universitätsstraße 1, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e307-9. 2010
    b>Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma parvum are rare causes of severe and fatal infections...
  11. pmc The Alabama Preterm Birth Study: umbilical cord blood Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis cultures in very preterm newborn infants
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:43.e1-5. 2008
    ..was undertaken to evaluate the frequency of umbilical cord blood infections with Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in preterm 23- to 32-week births and to determine their association with various obstetric conditions, ..
  12. pmc P80, the HinT interacting membrane protein, is a secreted antigen of Mycoplasma hominis
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Center for Biological and Medical Research, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 4:46. 2004
    Mycoplasmas are cell wall-less bacteria which encode a minimal set of proteins. In Mycoplasma hominis, the genes encoding the surface-localized membrane complex P60/P80 are in an operon with a gene encoding a cytoplasmic, nucleotide-..
  13. doi In-vitro activities of tetracyclines, macrolides, fluoroquinolones and clindamycin against Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma ssp. isolated in Germany over 20 years
    R Krausse
    Institute for Infection Medicine, University Medical Center Schleswig Holstein, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1649-55. 2010
    ..We determined the susceptibilities of 469 mycoplamas, comprising 290 Mycoplasma hominis and 179 ureaplasma isolates collected during 1983 and 1989-2004, to eleven antibacterials by agar dilution...
  14. pmc Ureaplasma urealyticum, Ureaplasma parvum, Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium infections and semen quality of infertile men
    Radhouane Gdoura
    Department of Microbiology and Research Laboratory Microorganismes et Pathologie Humaine, Habib BOURGUIBA Hospital Sfax TUNISIA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:129. 2007
    Genital ureaplasmas (Ureaplasma urealyticum and Ureaplasma parvum) and mycoplasmas (Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma hominis) are potentially pathogenic species playing an etiologic role in both genital infections and male infertility...
  15. ncbi Effect of induced expression of an antimicrobial peptide melittin on Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma hominis infections in vivo
    V N Lazarev
    Research Institute of Physico Chemical Medicine, Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation, 1a Malaya Pirogovskaya St, Moscow 119992, Russia
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 338:946-50. 2005
    ..gene transcription with doxycycline markedly suppressed subsequent genital tract infection of mice by Mycoplasma hominis and Chlamydia trachomatis...
  16. ncbi Recombination in Mycoplasma hominis
    I Z Søgaard
    Department of Genetics and Ecology, Bioinformatics Research Center BiRC, University of Aarhus, Ny Munkegade, Building 540, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Infect Genet Evol 1:277-85. 2002
    b>Mycoplasma hominis has been previously described as a heterogeneous species, and in the present study intraspecies diversity of 20 M...
  17. pmc Host cell responses to persistent mycoplasmas--different stages in infection of HeLa cells with Mycoplasma hominis
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e54219. 2013
    b>Mycoplasma hominis is a facultative human pathogen primarily associated with bacterial vaginosis and pelvic inflammatory disease, but it is also able to spread to other sites, leading to arthritis or, in neonates, meningitis...
  18. ncbi Hypogammaglobulinemic patient with polyarthritis mimicking rheumatoid arthritis finally diagnosed as septic arthritis caused by Mycoplasma hominis
    Hiroe Sato
    Division of Clinical Nephrology and Rheumatology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
    Intern Med 51:425-9. 2012
    ..Finally, a diagnosis of disseminated Mycoplasma hominis infection was made...
  19. ncbi Seeding of a cavernous angioma with Mycoplasma hominis: case report
    Paul House
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:749-52; discussion 752-3. 2003
    To describe a unique case of hematogenous seeding of a cavernous angioma with the commensal organism Mycoplasma hominis.
  20. pmc A high Nugent score but not a positive culture for genital mycoplasmas is a risk factor for spontaneous preterm birth
    Si Eun Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:212-7. 2009
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the relationship among the Nugent score for the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis (BV), the results of vaginal fluid culture for genital mycoplasmas, and the subsequent occurrence of preterm birth...
  21. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis expresses two variants of a cell-surface protein, one a lipoprotein, and one not
    S A Ladefoged
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Microbiology 144:761-70. 1998
    ..characterized variable surface-exposed membrane protein P120 was identified (P120'), establishing that Mycoplasma hominis PG21 possesses a novel gene family...
  22. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis and Trichomonas vaginalis: a unique case of symbiotic relationship between two obligate human parasites
    Daniele Dessi
    Division of Microbiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro 43 B 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Front Biosci 11:2028-34. 2006
    ..b>Mycoplasma hominis is a human sexually transmitted mycoplasma which is able to establish a biological association with ..
  23. doi Activity of moxifloxacin against the urogenital mycoplasmas Ureaplasma spp., Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium and Chlamydia trachomatis
    C M Bebear
    Laboratoire de Bactériologie EA 3671, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 and CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:801-5. 2008
    ..54 strains of Mycoplasma hominis, 14 strains of Mycoplasma genitalium, and 44 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis...
  24. ncbi The diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis and vaginal flora changes
    D Hellberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falun Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 265:11-5. 2001
    ..which is easily performed, strongly suggests BV and a vaginal flora predominated by Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, Mobiluncus species and anaerobic species on one hand, and lack of lactobacilli on the other...
  25. ncbi Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in men attending for routine semen analysis. Prevalence, incidence by age and clinical settings, influence on sperm characteristics, relationship with the leukocyte count and clinical value
    Fernando Tadeu Andrade-Rocha
    Homero Soares Ramos Laboratory, Petropolis, R J, Brazil
    Urol Int 71:377-81. 2003
    To investigate the clinical value of the screening of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in routine semen analysis.
  26. ncbi Assessment of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Ureaplasma parvum, Mycoplasma hominis, and Mycoplasma genitalium in semen and first void urine specimens of asymptomatic male partners of infertile couples
    R Gdoura
    Department of Microbiology and Research Laboratory Microorganismes et Pathologie Humaine, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
    J Androl 29:198-206. 2008
    ..trachomatis, genital ureaplasmas (Ureaplasma urealyticum and Ureaplasma parvum) and genital mycoplasmas (Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium)...
  27. doi Difficulties experienced in defining the microbial cause of pelvic inflammatory disease
    D Taylor-Robinson
    Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 23:18-24. 2012
    ..In all laparoscopic categories, Ureaplasma spp. and Mycoplasma hominis, but not Mycoplasma genitalium, were at least as common in the cervix/vagina as Chlamydia trachomatis and ..
  28. ncbi Induced expression of melittin, an antimicrobial peptide, inhibits infection by Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma hominis in a HeLa cell line
    V N Lazarev
    Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Institute of Physico Chemical Medicine, 1a, Malaya Pirogovskaya str, 119992, Moscow, Russia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 19:133-7. 2002
    ..within recombinant plasmid vectors, on infection with urogenital pathogens Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma hominis in HeLa cell culture...
  29. doi Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in pregnant women
    Mehmet Refik Bayraktar
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, 44315 Malatya, Turkey
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e90-5. 2010
    b>Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum are important opportunistic pathogens implicated in urogenital infections and complicated pregnancy...
  30. doi Potential role of Mycoplasma hominis in interleukin (IL)-17-producing CD4+ T-cell generation via induction of IL-23 secretion by human dendritic cells
    Marie Elise Truchetet
    Univ de Bordeaux, Unité sous Contrat Mycoplasmal and chlamydial infections in humans
    J Infect Dis 204:1796-805. 2011
    b>Mycoplasma hominis, a human urogenital pathogen, is involved in genital and extragenital infections and arthritis, particularly in immunocompromised patients...
  31. pmc In Mycoplasma hominis the OppA-mediated cytoadhesion depends on its ATPase activity
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 11:185. 2011
    In Mycoplasma hominis, a facultative human pathogen of the human genital tract, OppA, the substrate-binding domain of the oligopeptide permease, is a multifunctional protein involved in nutrition uptake, cytoadhesion and hydrolysis of ..
  32. doi Successful treatment of post-neurosurgical intracranial Mycoplasma hominis infection using gatifloxacin
    K L McCarthy
    Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Taringa, Qld 4068, Australia
    J Infect 57:344-6. 2008
    We describe two cases of intracerebral infection with Mycoplasma hominis following neurosurgery, the first after removal of a colloid cyst, the other after a craniotomy following a motor vehicle accident (MVA)...
  33. ncbi Genetic heterogeneity of Mycoplasma hominis clinical isolates detected during observation of patients with recurrent urogenital inflammation
    A E Soroka
    Laboratory of Gene Engineering and Immunogenetics, Institute of Physico-Chemical Medicine, Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Moscow
    Bull Exp Biol Med 132:663-5. 2001
    A rapid reproducible effective method for molecular typing of Mycoplasma hominis strains based on random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) technique was developed...
  34. doi Evidence for the predominance of a single tet(M) gene sequence type in tetracycline-resistant Ureaplasma parvum and Mycoplasma hominis isolates from Tunisian patients
    Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi
    Unit of Mycoplasmas, Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Vaccinology, and Biotechnology Development, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, 13 Place Pasteur, B P 74, 1002 Tunis Belvedere, Tunis, Tunisia
    J Med Microbiol 61:1254-61. 2012
    ..Twenty Ureaplasma parvum, two Ureaplasma urealyticum and 48 Mycoplasma hominis isolates, recovered from Tunisian patients with urogenital and infertility disorders, were evaluated for ..
  35. ncbi Preterm labour--is Mycoplasma hominis involved?
    H J Odendaal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Hospital, Medical Research Council Perinatal Mortality Research Unit, W Cape
    S Afr Med J 92:235-7. 2002
    To assess whether Mycoplasma hominis is associated with preterm labour in primigravidae and multigravidae with previous midtrimester abortion or preterm labour.
  36. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in patients with sterile pyuria
    Florian Daxboeck
    Division of Hospital Hygiene, Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, University of Vienna, University Hospital Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Infect 51:54-8. 2005
    b>Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum are associated with various diseases of the urogenital tract, but they are usually not detected by routine microbiological diagnosis...
  37. pmc Mycoplasma hominis deep wound infection after neuromuscular scoliosis surgery: the use of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
    Matthijs R Krijnen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, P O Box 7057, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 15:599-603. 2006
    b>Mycoplasma hominis is a commensal of the genitourinary tract. It mostly causes infections to associated structures of this system; however, occasionally it is a pathogen in nongenitourinary tract infections. Since, M...
  38. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis infection of a subdural haematoma in the peripartum period
    Mark W Douglas
    Pathology 35:452-4. 2003
  39. ncbi PCR versus culture in the detection of vaginal Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis
    G L Petrikkos
    Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory G K Daikos, Athens University School of Medicine, First Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:202-3. 2007
  40. ncbi The cytosolic HinT protein of Mycoplasma hominis interacts with two membrane proteins
    A Kitzerow
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Virology, and Center for Biological and Medical Research, Heinrich-Heine-University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 41:279-87. 2001
    ..In this study, we provide evidence that, in the cell wall-less prokaryote, Mycoplasma hominis, the gene encoding the HinT protein forms an operon with two other genes...
  41. pmc Utility of Amsel criteria, Nugent score, and quantitative PCR for Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, and Lactobacillus spp. for diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Beverly E Sha
    Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4607-12. 2005
    ..Lactobacilli, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Mycoplasma hominis in cervicovaginal lavage samples were quantified by PCR...
  42. pmc Association of Mycoplasma hominis infection with prostate cancer
    Yulia A Barykova
    NF Gamaleya Research Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow, Russia
    Oncotarget 2:289-97. 2011
    ..hominis infection may be involved in PCa development and may, therefore, be a potential PCa marker and/or target for improved prevention and treatment of this disease...
  43. ncbi Morphology of human Fallopian tubes after infection with Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma hominis--in vitro organ culture study
    Agata Baczynska
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 22:968-79. 2007
    ..We analysed the effects of infections with Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium on the HFT epithelium and compared them with the effects of infections with ..
  44. pmc Susceptibilities of Mycoplasma hominis, M. pneumoniae, and Ureaplasma urealyticum to GAR-936, dalfopristin, dirithromycin, evernimicin, gatifloxacin, linezolid, moxifloxacin, quinupristin-dalfopristin, and telithromycin compared to their susceptibilities
    G E Kenny
    Department of Pathobiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:2604-8. 2001
    The susceptibilities of Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Ureaplasma urealyticum to eight new antimicrobial agents were determined by agar dilution. M. pneumoniae was susceptible to the new glycylcycline GAR-936 at 0...
  45. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in midtrimester amniotic fluid: association with amniotic fluid cytokine levels and pregnancy outcome
    Sriram C Perni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1382-6. 2004
    The association between the detection of Mycoplasma hominis or Ureaplasma urealyticum in midtrimester amniotic fluid and amniotic fluid cytokine concentrations and subsequent pregnancy outcome were examined.
  46. doi Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis and Chlamydia trachomatis among Danish patients requesting abortion
    Agata Baczynska
    Institute for Women s Health, Translational Research Laboratories, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 54:127-34. 2008
    ..genitalium) and to compare it to the carriage rates of Mycoplasma hominis (M. hominis ) and Chlamydia trachomatis (C...
  47. doi Abscess formation due to Mycoplasma hominis infection after cesarean section
    Masayuki Yamaguchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Chuo Ku, Niigata, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:593-6. 2009
    ..Consequently, she underwent transvaginal abscess drainage, after which she promptly became afebrile. Mycoplasma hominis was considered to be the primary causative organism...
  48. ncbi Updated phylogenetic description of the Mycoplasma hominis cluster (Weisburg et al. 1989) based on 16S rDNA sequences
    B Pettersson
    Department of Biotechnology, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50:291-301. 2000
    ..In this report we have determined the phylogeny of the Mycoplasma hominis cluster of the hominis group...
  49. ncbi Serological investigation of Mycoplasma genitalium in infertile women
    H F Clausen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, The Bartholin Building, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 16:1866-74. 2001
    ..The role of Mycoplasma genitalium in the pathogenesis of pelvic inflammatory disease has not been characterized...
  50. ncbi Treatment of men with urethritis negative for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum and Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Shin ichi Maeda
    Department of Urology, Toyota Memorial Hospital, Toyota, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:422-5. 2007
    ..trachomatis-positive NGU have been performed. We assessed the efficacy of antimicrobial agents that are active against C. trachomatis on non-mycoplasmal, non-ureaplasmal and non-chlamydial NGU (NMNUNCNGU)...
  51. doi Mycoplasma hominis meningitis in a neonate: case report and review
    Atsuko Hata
    Department of Pediatrics, Kitano Hospital, Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute, Osaka, Japan
    J Infect 57:338-43. 2008
    Despite frequent colonization with Mycoplasma hominis, the invasive disease is rare in neonates. This study describes a neonatal case with meningitis in which M...
  52. ncbi [Subdural empyema due to Mycoplasma hominis following epidural anesthesia]
    F Escamilla
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 30:326-8. 2000
    ..In the literature there are sporadic reports of spinal epidural abscesses after epidural anaesthesia (Staphylococcus aureus in 82%), whilst subdural empyemas are more often related to ear and sinus conditions...
  53. ncbi Host and pathogen interaction during vaginal infection by Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis or Ureaplasma urealyticum
    C van der Schee
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (EMCR, Dr. Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 45:61-7. 2001
    Vaginal infections by Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis have been shown to be associated. Since M...
  54. ncbi Isolation of Mycoplasma hominis in critically ill patients with pulmonary infections: clinical and microbiological analysis in an intensive care unit
    Celia García
    Microbiology Service, University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 33:143-7. 2007
    b>Mycoplasma hominis is a well recognized extragenital pathogen. However, it is an uncommon cause of respiratory infections in critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
  55. pmc Long-term survival and intracellular replication of Mycoplasma hominis in Trichomonas vaginalis cells: potential role of the protozoon in transmitting bacterial infection
    Daniele Dessi
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Division of Experimental and Clinical Microbiology, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro 43 B, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Infect Immun 73:1180-6. 2005
    The existence of a symbiotic relationship between Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis, which is the first reported example of symbiosis between two obligate human pathogens, has been recently reported by our research group...
  56. pmc Rapid detection of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum, and Ureaplasma urealyticum organisms in genitourinary samples by PCR-microtiter plate hybridization assay
    Takashi Yoshida
    Research and Development, Mitsubishi Kagaku Bio Clinical Laboratories, Inc, Itabashi, Tokyo 174 8555, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1850-5. 2003
    We present a method for detecting the presence of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum, and Ureaplasma urealyticum organisms, which are thought to be associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and other ..
  57. ncbi Entry and intracellular location of Mycoplasma hominis in Trichomonas vaginalis
    Ricardo Gomes Vancini
    Universidade Santa Ursula, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arch Microbiol 189:7-18. 2008
    ..vaginalis in association with Mycoplasma fermentans or Mycoplasma hominis. However, the consequences and behavior of mycoplasma during trichomonad infections are virtually unknown...
  58. ncbi Mycoplasma endocarditis: two case reports and a review
    Florence Fenollar
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, and Fédération de Bactériologie, Virologie et Hygiene Hospitaliere, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 38:e21-4. 2004
    ..reaction (PCR) amplification performed on cardiac valve specimens from these 2 patients detected DNA of Mycoplasma hominis, for one patient, and of Ureaplasma parvum, for the other patient...
  59. pmc Genetic variability of the P120' surface protein gene of Mycoplasma hominis isolates recovered from Tunisian patients with uro-genital and infertility disorders
    Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi
    Laboratoire des Mycoplasmes, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, 13, Place Pasteur B, P, 74, 1002 Tunis Belvedere, Tunis, Tunisie
    BMC Infect Dis 7:142. 2007
    Among the surface antigens of Mycoplasma hominis, the P120' protein was previously shown to elicit a subtle antibody response and appears to be relatively conserved...
  60. ncbi [Comparison of polymerase chain reaction assay and Mycoplasma IST 2 test with culture for detection of infections caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis]
    Waldemar Rastawicki
    Zakład Bakteriologii PZH w Warszawie
    Med Dosw Mikrobiol 56:99-108. 2004
    ..0%) for U. urealyticum in PCR and Mycoplasma IST 2 test. The discrepancy of results obtained in Mycoplasma IST 2 test and culture as well as in PCR may suggest the over sensitivity of the commercial test for detection of M. hominis...
  61. pmc OppA, the substrate-binding subunit of the oligopeptide permease, is the major Ecto-ATPase of Mycoplasma hominis
    Miriam Hopfe
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Center for Biological and Medical Research, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Bacteriol 186:1021-928. 2004
    ..However, external membrane-bound ATPases have also been described in parasites and eukaryotic cells. In Mycoplasma hominis, a bacterium lacking a cell wall, the surface-exposed substrate-binding protein OppA of an oligopeptide ..
  62. ncbi Susceptibility testing of Singapore strains of Mycoplasma hominis to tetracycline, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, and azithromycin by the Etest method
    Cecilia C L Ngan
    Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:207-10. 2004
    ..gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin and azithromycin for 28 Singapore clinical Mycoplasma hominis strains were studied using the Etest method...
  63. ncbi Severe Mycoplasma hominis infections in two renal transplant patients
    P Rohner
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, Hopitaux Universitaire de Geneve, 1211 Geneve 14, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:203-4. 2004
    Systemic infections due to Mycoplasma hominis are rare and occur mainly in immunocompromised patients. Reported here are the cases of two renal transplant patients with peritonitis who did not respond to empirical antimicrobial treatment...
  64. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis endocarditis in a child with a complex congenital heart defect
    Samuel R Dominguez
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80010, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:851-2. 2006
    ..This is the first reported case of Mycoplasma endocarditis in a child and suggests consideration of this organism as a cause of culture-negative endocarditis...
  65. ncbi Cytokine concentrations in seminal plasma from subfertile men are not indicative of the presence of Ureaplasma urealyticum or Mycoplasma hominis in the lower genital tract
    Y Pannekoek
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Microbiol 49:697-700. 2000
    The inflammatory response to the presence of Ureaplasma urealyticum or Mycoplasma hominis in the lower genital tract of subfertile men without any signs or symptoms of infection was investigated by measuring the concentrations of ..
  66. doi Ureaplasma parvum or Mycoplasma hominis as sole pathogens cause chorioamnionitis, preterm delivery, and fetal pneumonia in rhesus macaques
    Miles J Novy
    Divisions of Reproductive Sciences Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006, USA
    Reprod Sci 16:56-70. 2009
    ..assess causal, cellular and inflammatory links between intraamniotic infection with Ureaplasma parvum or Mycoplasma hominis and preterm labor in a nonhuman primate model...
  67. ncbi Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis infection in women with urogenital diseases
    B Zdrodowska-Stefanow
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Medical University of Białystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 51:250-3. 2006
    The aim of the study was to assess the incidence of Ureaplasma urealyticum (U. urealyticum) and Mycoplasma hominis (M. hominis) infection in women with urogenital diseases.
  68. pmc In vitro susceptibilities of Mycoplasma hominis to six fluoroquinolones as determined by E test
    K B Waites
    Departments of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:2571-3. 1999
    Twenty isolates of Mycoplasma hominis were tested for their susceptibility to six fluoroquinolones by the E test. The MICs at which 90% of the isolates were inhibited (in micrograms per milliliter) were as follows: sparfloxacin, 0...
  69. pmc Detection of a microbial biofilm in intraamniotic infection
    Roberto Romero
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:135.e1-5. 2008
    ..A case is presented in which "amniotic fluid sludge" was found to contain microbial biofilms. This represents the first report of a microbial biofilm in the amniotic cavity...
  70. pmc The adherence-associated lipoprotein P100, encoded by an opp operon structure, functions as the oligopeptide-binding domain OppA of a putative oligopeptide transport system in Mycoplasma hominis
    B Henrich
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Virology and Center for Biological and Medical Research, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Bacteriol 181:4873-8. 1999
    b>Mycoplasma hominis, a cell-wall-less prokaryote, was shown to be cytoadherent by the participation of a 100-kDa membrane protein (P100)...
  71. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis attaches to and locates intracellularly in human spermatozoa
    Francisco Javier Díaz-García
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas IPN, Mexico City, Mexico
    Hum Reprod 21:1591-8. 2006
    ..The study of sperm-mycoplasma interaction has been focused on the effects of infection on sperm quality, but few studies have reported the direct interaction of this bacterium with spermatozoa...
  72. ncbi [Endocarditis due to Mycoplasma hominis]
    C Hidalgo-Tenorio
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:470-1. 2006
  73. ncbi Brain abscess caused by Mycoplasma hominis: a clinically recognizable entity?
    L Kupila
    Eur J Neurol 13:550-1. 2006
  74. ncbi A GTP-binding protein of Mycoplasma hominis: a small sized homolog to the signal recognition particle receptor FtsY
    S A Ladefoged
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Gene 201:37-44. 1997
    ..recognition particle receptor (SRalpha) in the membrane of the endoplasmic reticulum, was identified in Mycoplasma hominis and its encoding DNA sequenced. The aa similarity to E. coli FtsY and B...
  75. doi Prevalence of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in women with chronic urinary symptoms
    Stavroula Baka
    Department of Biopathology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Urology 74:62-6. 2009
    To assess the prevalence of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in women experiencing chronic urinary symptoms.
  76. ncbi Symbiosis of Mycoplasma hominis in Trichomonas vaginalis may link metronidazole resistance in vitro
    J C Xiao
    Center for Parasitic Organisms, State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol and Key Laboratory for Tropical Diseases Control of the Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, 510275, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 100:123-30. 2006
    ..collected from patients in Guangzhou, China from 2003 to 2004 were found to be naturally infected with Mycoplasma hominis, as determined by PCR using specific primers...
  77. ncbi Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Mycoplasma hominis
    M Blasco
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:638-40. 2000
    b>Mycoplasma hominis endocarditis is extremely uncommon and difficult to diagnose...
  78. pmc Comparative in vitro activities of the investigational fluoroquinolone DC-159a and other antimicrobial agents against human mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas
    Ken B Waites
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3776-8. 2008
    The in vitro susceptibilities of 151 unique clinical isolates of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma species to DC-159a, an investigational fluoroquinolone, in comparison ..
  79. doi Post-operative mediastinitis, pleuritis and pericarditis due to Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum with a fatal outcome
    Celia García-de-la-Fuente
    Microbiology Service, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
    J Med Microbiol 57:656-7. 2008
    ..We report an unusual case of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum post-surgical mediastinitis with persistent pleural and pericardial effusion...
  80. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis and Trichomonas vaginalis symbiosis: multiplicity of infection and transmissibility of M. hominis to human cells
    P Rappelli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Italy
    Arch Microbiol 175:70-4. 2001
    We recently reported that most Trichomonas vaginalis isolates cultured in vitro are infected by Mycoplasma hominis. In this work, we have characterized some aspects of the relationships between the two microorganisms...
  81. ncbi [Systematic screening tests for Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in urogenital specimens of infertile couples]
    A Rosemond
    Service de Bacteriologie Virologie, Hopital Bretonneau, CHRU de Tours, 37044 Tours Cedex, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 54:125-9. 2006
    ..Tours, with the scope to determine if there is a benefit for systematic screening of Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum among genito-urinary specimen when exploring couples infertility. C...
  82. pmc The vaa locus of Mycoplasma hominis contains a divergent genetic islet encoding a putative membrane protein
    Thomas Boesen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Microbiol 4:37. 2004
    The Mycoplasma hominis vaa gene encodes a highly variable, surface antigen involved in the adhesion to host cells. We have analysed the structure of the vaa locus to elucidate the genetic basis for variation of vaa.
  83. ncbi In vitro susceptibility of Mycoplasma hominis clinical isolates to tetracyclines, quinolones and macrolides
    Zmira Samra
    Chlamydia and Mycoplasma National Center, Department of Microbiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 44:359-61. 2002
    ..tetracycline, erythromycin, roxithromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin against 110 clinical isolates of Mycoplasma hominis. The minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) were determined with the Etest...
  84. ncbi Prostate cell lines secrete IL-8 in response to Mycoplasma hominis through Toll-like receptor 2-mediated mechanism
    Koh Takeyama
    Department of Biochemistry, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Prostate 66:386-91. 2006
    ..The roles of Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) and Mycoplasma in prostate inflammation remain unclear. We investigated whether Mycoplasma induced inflammatory cytokine secretion through TLR2-mediated mechanism in prostate cancer cell line...
  85. ncbi Genital mycoplasmas in non-sexually active young females with vaginal discharge
    P Christopoulos
    Division of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Medical School, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:49-50. 2007
  86. ncbi Prevalence of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma genitalium in men with non-gonococcal urethritis
    M H Salari
    Department of Pathobiology, School of Public Health, Teheran University of Medical Sciences, Teheran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 9:291-5. 2003
    ..urealyticum and M. genitalium but not M. hominis. It is concluded that in men, U. urealyticum and M. genitalium may have an etiologic role in non-gonococcal urethritis...
  87. ncbi Severe endometritis caused by genital mycoplasmas after Caesarean section
    Kalman Patai
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, Ullöi Street, Budapest, Hungary
    J Med Microbiol 54:1249-50. 2005
    ..A case of post-Caesarean endometritis caused by Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum is reported in a young patient...
  88. ncbi Interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 in cervical and amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the chorioamniotic membranes
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 112:719-24. 2005
    ..To evaluate the levels of interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 in cervical and amniotic fluid in relation to the presence of bacteria in the membranes in women in preterm labour (PTL)...
  89. ncbi Prevalance of Chlamydia trochomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis infections in the unexplained infertile women
    Melih A Guven
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:219-23. 2007
    To prospectively investigate the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Mycoplasma hominis (MH) and Ureaplasma urealyticum (UU) in the cervical canal and pouch of Douglas in unexplained infertile women and compare it to healthy ..
  90. ncbi [Frequency of detection of Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in cervical canal and the Douglas pouch of infertile and fertile women]
    Joanna Grześko
    Klinika Ginekologii II Katedry Ginekologii i Połoznictwa AM we Wrocławiu
    Med Dosw Mikrobiol 59:169-75. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to find out whether two investigated species- Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis can be detect more often in a group of infertile women...
  91. ncbi [Female urogenital mycoplasma infection and drug sensitivity status in Changsha]
    Cheng xin Zuo
    Department of Dermatology, Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha 410013, China
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 26:831-2, 836. 2006
    ..To survey mycoplasma infection in female urogenital tract and analyze the drug sensitivity of mycoplasma in Changsha...
  92. ncbi Antibiotic administration to patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes does not eradicate intra-amniotic infection
    Ricardo Gomez
    Center for Perinatal Diagnosis and Research CEDIP, Hospital Dr Sotero del Rio, P Universidad Catolica de Chile, Puente Alto, Chile
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:167-73. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi Detecting of Mycoplasma genitalium in male patients with urethritis symptoms in Turkey by polymerase chain reaction
    Istar Dolapci
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Sihhiye 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 26:64-8. 2005
    ..Along with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (N. gonorrhoeae) and Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis). We also investigated Mycoplasma hominis (M. hominis) and Ureaplasma urealyticum (U. urealyticum), both of which are known to cause urethritis.
  94. ncbi Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum infections in male urethritis and its complications
    B Zdrodowska-Stefanow
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Medical University of Białystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 51:254-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of M. hominis and U. urealyticum infections among men with urethritis and its complications...
  95. ncbi [The presence of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in the cervical canal of uterus]
    Marek Elias
    Klinika Ginekologii II Katedry Ginekologii i Połoznictwa AM we Wrocławiu
    Ginekol Pol 76:28-32. 2005
    b>Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma species are common commensal inhabitants of the lower genitourinary tract in adolescents and adults who are sexually active...
  96. ncbi Evaluation of the Mycoplasma Duo kit for the detection of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum from urogenital and placental specimens
    G E Evans
    Microbiology Unit, Canterbury Health Laboratories
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:66-9. 2007
    ..detection of genital mycoplasmas with conventional culture using A7 differential agar for the detection of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum in clinical samples...
  97. ncbi [Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis infections in newborns: personal data and review of the literature]
    Y Aujard
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Robert Debre, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 48, boulevard Serurier, 75019 Paris, France
    Arch Pediatr 12:S12-8. 2005
    Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis colonized 20-40% of newborns and are more frequent in premature. They are responsible for localized infections such as pleural effusion, pneumopathy, adenopathy, abscess or systemic sepsis...
  98. ncbi Presence of mycoplasma and ureaplasma species in the vagina of women of reproductive age
    N R Agbakoba
    Department of Vet Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 26:28-31. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi [Comparative study of application of two kinds of culture media for cultivating of mycoplasma and its clinical significance]
    Pei Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Public Health College, Dongnan University, Nanjing 210009, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 25:1093-4. 2004
  100. pmc Association between preterm birth and vaginal colonization by mycoplasmas in early pregnancy
    Soromon Kataoka
    Department of Obstetrics, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 44:51-5. 2006
    ..4; 95% CI, 2.7 to 40.5)-were independently associated with late abortion and preterm birth. In conclusion, vaginal colonization with U. parvum, but not U. urealyticum, is associated with late abortion or early preterm birth...
  101. ncbi Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis susceptibility to antimicrobial agents
    I Marekovic
    J Chemother 19:465-6. 2007

Research Grants76

  1. Targeted Enzyme for HCC
    JAMES LARRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..I/II cohort dose-escalation study of 19 HCC patients treated with PEGylated arginine deiminase [cloned from Mycoplasma hominis] demonstrates proof-of-concept in humans (Izzo et al., 2004)...
  2. Molecular Epidemiology, Virulence, and Genomic Characterization of Ureaplasmas
    Ken Waites; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Predoctoral Training Program in Reproductive, Perinatal & Pediatric Epidemiology
    Roberta Ness; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the University of Pittsburgh, the combination of outstanding potential students, didactic experiences, and mentorship will maximize the likelihood of producing future leaders in RPP epidemiology. ..
  4. Molecular Epidemiology, Virulence, and Genomic Characterization of Ureaplasmas
    Ken Waites; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Molecular Epidemiology, Virulence, and Genomic Characterization of Ureaplasmas
    Ken B Waites; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. GENETIC ELEMENTS TRANSFORMING MOUSE FIBROBLASTS
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The success of the proposed study will indicate development of a powerful target discovery tool that will be applicable for ACTT identification in other types of cancer. ..
  7. Innate Immune Responses of Trophoblasts in Pregnancy
    VIKKI ABRAHAMS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will provide new insight into how trophoblast cells function in the presence of an infection and will advance our understanding of pathological conditions, such as preeclampsia, IUGR or preterm deliveries. ..
  8. Gulf South STI/Topical Microbicide Cooperative Res Cent
    David Martin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Funding this center will have significant social and public health impact on STIs in this high risk region for many years into the future. ..
  9. MODULATORS OF P53 EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 4 addresses the safety concerns related to the p53 inhibitory approach and will result in estimation of a potential risk of carcinogenic effects of different classes of p53 inhibitors. ..
  10. Controlling Radiation Injury by TLR5 Agonists
    Andrei V Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed experiments will provide essential mechanistic insight into the previously observed radio-protective and -mitigative effects of CBLB502. ..
  11. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine L Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge of the risk factors, clinical characteristics, treatment efficacy, and morbidity of L. sanguinegens/amnionii, A. vaginae, BVAB, and UU-2 PID will direct future clinical and public health recommendations. ..
  12. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, cytokine and CRP testing may prove to be effective tools for identifying women at risk for developing preeclampsia. ..
  13. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Knowledge of the risk factors, clinical characteristics, treatment efficacy, and morbidity of L. sanguinegens/amnionii, A. vaginae, BVAB, and UU-2 PID will direct future clinical and public health recommendations. ..
  14. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, cytokine and CRP testing may prove to be effective tools for identifying women at risk for developing preeclampsia. ..
  15. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Exploring the role of M. genitalium in PID is imperative to optimize diagnosis and treatment and prevent reproductive morbidity among women with nongonococcal/nonchlamydial PID. ..
  16. Diagnostic Therapeutic Targets in Prostate Cancer
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  17. Annotation of the Mycoplasma alligatoris genome
    Daniel Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The ease of PCR-based cloning and the accessibility of bioinformatics software make this an ideal project to engage undergraduate students in innovative biomedical research. ..
  18. ANTI-HIV-1 ACTIVITY OF MANNAN-BINDING LECTIN
    Gregory Spear; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. Utilize inhibitors of glycosylation to enhance biological effects of MBL. Exarnine the interaction of MBL with anti-viral antibodies in mediating anti-viral effects. Deterrnine the interaction of HIV-1 with MBL in vivo. ..
  19. STRESS INDUCED BYSTANDER EFFECT IN CANCER TREATMENT
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Murine Model of Sexually Transmitted Disease-enhanced HIV Transmission
    Gregory Spear; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This revised application includes new data that shows infection of Tg mice by HIV can be detected both in vitro and in vivo thus indicating the feasibility of the proposed experiments. ..
  21. MODULATORS OF P53 EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The expression patterns of the candidate proteins and their chromosome map positions are included in these aims. ..
  22. The Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in Lesbians
    Jeanne Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lesbian couples provide a unique opportunity to conduct comparative studies of vaginal microbial ecology in sex partners, and to directly analyze determinants of transmission. ..
  23. DOUCHING, VAGINAL MICROBIOLOGY, AND PID
    Roberta Ness; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Given the paucity of information regarding the relationship between douching and reproductive outcomes, the proposed study is imperative in order to direct future public health recommendations. ..
  24. EFFECTIVENESS OF OUTPATIENT TREATMENT OF PID
    Roberta Ness; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We gain great efficiency in the use of the extensive resources and excellent follow-up success within the PEACH cohort. ..