Mycoplasma genitalium is considered to be an emerging sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, affecting both men and women.1,2 In this activity you will be prompted to make decisions as you navigate two different sample patient cases.
- Recognize risk factors and clinical manifestations of M. genitalium infection in sexually active women and men.
- Describe testing options for the diagnosis of M. genitalium.
- Review M. genitalium treatment and resistance concerns.
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1. Manhart LE. Mycoplasma genitalium. An emergent sexually transmitted disease? Infect Dis Clin N Am. 2013;27:779-792. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2013.08.003.
2. CDC. 2015 Emerging Issues: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines. www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/emerging.htm.Updated June 4, 2015. Accessed July 11, 2017.