Extragenital Mycoplasma hominis infections in adults.

@article{McMahon1990ExtragenitalMH,
  title={Extragenital Mycoplasma hominis infections in adults.},
  author={Deborah K McMahon and J. Stephen Dummer and Anthony W. Pasculle and Gail H. Cassell},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={275-81}
}
PURPOSE To heighten awareness of the role of Mycoplasma hominis as an extragenital pathogen in adults. PATIENTS AND METHODS AND RESULTS Patients ranged in age from 14 to 76 years. Thirteen patients were immunosuppressed, including nine organ transplant recipients; three were receiving steroids, and two had an underlying malignancy. The remainder were immunocompetent. Thirteen patients had prior surgery at or near the site of infection. M. hominis was isolated from normally sterile sites such… CONTINUE READING

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