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  • adj. Not gonococcal.

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non- +‎ gonococcal

Examples

  • About half of the men with nongonococcal urethritis NGU, that is, inflammation of the urethra not due to gonorrhea, and almost half of those with acute infections of the epididymis, are infected with chlamydia.

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  • In men, chlamydia is the leading cause of nongonococcal urethritis NGU, an infection that attacks the prostate gland and the epididymis.

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  • In men, T-mycoplasma is responsible for up to 25 percent of all occurrences of nongonococcal urethritis.

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  • In men a herpes infection can cause nongonococcal urethritis NGU in up to 10 percent of all cases.

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  • Anaerobes: Serious respiratory tract infections such as empyema, anaerobic pneumonitis and lung abscess; serious skin and soft tissue infections; • epticemia; intra-abdominal infections such as peritonitis and intra-abdominal abscess (typically resulting from anaerobic organisms resident in the normal gastrointestinal tract); infections of the female pelvis and genital tract such as endometritis, nongonococcal tuboovarian abscess, pelvic cellulitis and postsurgical vaginal cuff infection.

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  • Tamaki M, Kojima K, Yoshida T, Ishiko H, et al. (2001) Association of Mycoplasma genitalium persistence in the urethra with recurrence of nongonococcal urethritis.

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  • Maeda S, Deguchi T (2005) In vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against Mycoplasma genitalium and their bacteriological efficacy for treatment of M. genitalium-positive nongonococcal urethritis in men.

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