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Detection rates of Mycoplasma genitalium and Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Novosibirsk, Siberia, in 2010–2011
  1. AlexeyA Khryanin1,
  2. Oleg Reshetnikov2
  1. 1Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
  2. 2Institute of Internal Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
  1. Correspondence to Professor Alexey Khryanin, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Main Post Office Box # 221, 630099, Russia Federation; khryanin{at}

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Mycoplasma genitalium and Chlamydia trachomatis are currently the most widespread pathogenic microorganisms that are responsible for causing urethritis, cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease and pathology of pregnancy. Presently, statistical records have identified the incidence of syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydiae, trichomoniasis, urogenital herpes and anogenital warts in the Russian Federation. However, M. genitalium infection is not monitored by statistical accounting and reporting forms. Thus, incidence of this infection …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the local Ethics Committee at the Novosibirsk State Medical University, No 43 (19 April 2012).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.