Antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis heat-shock protein 60 kDa and detection of Mycoplasma genitalium and ureaplasma urealyticum are associated independently with chronic nongonococcal urethritis

Paddy J Horner, Brenda Thomas, Claire Gilroy, Matthias Egger, Myra McClure, David Taylor-Robinson

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Abstract

Chronic nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) is a well-recognized clinical problem in genitourinary medicine clinics, but its etiology and optimal management are poorly understood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-33
Number of pages5
JournalSexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume30
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003

Keywords

  • Antibodies, Bacterial
  • Chaperonin 60
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Mycobacterium
  • Prospective Studies
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum
  • Urethritis

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