Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in infertile Bulgarian men with multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction.

@article{OuzounovaRaykova2015DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis in infertile Bulgarian men with multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction.},
  author={Vessela V Ouzounova-Raykova and Simeon Rangelov and Iordanka Ouzounova and Ivan Gergov Mitov},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={2015},
  volume={123 7},
  pages={586-8}
}
The effect of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis over the sperm quality is still unclear. The aim of this study was to determine their prevalence in infertile Bulgarian men. A total of 281 men were examined by applying mRT-PCR. The registered prevalence was as follows: C. trachomatis - 13.9%, U. urealyticum - 19.2%, M. hominis - 9.9%. Co-infection was established in eight swabs. This first in Bulgaria to study for detection of chlamydia and mycoplasmas in… CONTINUE READING