Reactive arthritis associated with Mycoplasma genitalium urethritis

D Chrisment, I Machelart, G Wirth, E Lazaro, C Greib, J-L Pellegrin, C Bébéar, O Peuchant
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2013, 77 (3): 278-9
Mycoplasma genitalium is an important cause of sexually transmitted infections that is gaining recognition and is an independent cause of acute and chronic nongonococcal urethritis in men. M. genitalium has been implicated as a possible causative factor in reactive arthritis. We report a case of reactive arthritis complicating M. genitalium urethritis in an HLA-B27-positive patient.

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