Ureaplasma urealyticum and U. parvum in sexually active women attending public health clinics in Brazil

  title={Ureaplasma urealyticum and U. parvum in sexually active women attending public health clinics in Brazil},
  author={T{\'a}ssia Neves Lob{\~a}o and G. B. Campos and Nathan Neves Selis and Aline Teixeira Amorim and Simone G. Souza and S S Mafra and Luis S. Pereira and Djanilson Barbosa dos Santos and Tiana Baqueiro Figueiredo and Lucas Maciel Mauriz Marques and Jorge Timenetsky},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={145 11},
Ureaplasma urealyticum and U. parvum have been associated with genital infections. The purpose of this study was to detect the presence of ureaplasmas and other sexually transmitted infections in sexually active women from Brazil and relate these data to demographic and sexual health, and cytokines IL-6 and IL-1β. Samples of cervical swab of 302 women were examined at the Family Health Units in Vitória da Conquista. The frequency of detection by conventional PCR was 76·2% for Mollicutes. In… CONTINUE READING


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