Mohammed Osman Hassan-Ibrahim
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is increasingly common among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected men who have sex with men. We evaluated the efficacy of HCV core antigen in diagnosing acute HCV in an… Continue Reading
Nucleic acid amplification testing (NAAT) to screen the rectum and pharynx for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) has shown superior sensitivity to culture methods1 and high… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND/AIMS We aimed to assess characteristics of patients with a positive hepatitis E virus serology with emphasis on acute on chronic liver disease. METHODS This was a retrospective audit… Continue Reading
Background/introduction National guidelines recommend testing men with non-gonococcal urethritis(NGU) for Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) where testing is available. Recent studies have shown concerning… Continue Reading
Background Nucleic acid amplification (NAAT) testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) and Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is now widely available but not licensed for use at non-genital sites. Despite this,… Continue Reading
Introduction Macrolide resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium(MG) is of growing concern in countries where azithromycin is used to treat non-gonococcal urethritis(NGU) but UK data is lacking. Patients… Continue Reading
Introduction Testing for M. genitalium in the UK is limited and detection has relied on realtime PCR assays. The Hologic Aptima Mycoplasma genitalium TMA assay for use on the Panther® system is now… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen) causes non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and is believed to cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). High rates of macrolide resistance are well documented… Continue Reading
We present two cases of Mycoplasma genitalium infection which were successfully treated with moxifloxacin despite the presence of quinolone resistance-associated mutations in these strains.