The sexually transmitted, pathogenic bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium (M. genitalium) is difficult to diagnose, challenging to treat, and despite growing prevalence among sexually transmitted organisms remains poorly understood. This podcast explains appropriate testing and treatment protocols for mycoplasma genitalium, and details why the potential infection should be on the radar screens of today’s practicing Ob/Gyns.
Amesh Adalja, MD
Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security
Sexually transmitted infections and related syndromes: Managing your symptomatic patients