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Mycoplasmateceae species are not found in Fallopian tubes of women with tubo-peritoneal infertility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22729196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: The role of mycoplasmas on the development and sequelae of pelvic inflammatory disease remains controversial. The objective of the present study is to correlate directly the presence of Mycoplasmateceae through polimerase chain reaction (PCR) determinations in cervix and Fallopian tubes of infertile patients with tubo-peritoneal factor diagnosed through laparoscopy.
METHODS: Thirty patients with tubo-peritoneal infertility and 30 normal fertile patients were included in the study; cervical samples and tubal flushings were obtained during laparoscopy. PCR determinations for the detection of genetic material of Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealiticum, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis in cervix and tubal flushings were performed.
RESULTS: No Mycoplasmataceae species as "only" microorganisms were found in tubal flushings of tubo-peritoneal infertility patients, whereas three (10%) fertile patients with normal tubes were positive for mycoplasma presence. This difference was not significant (p = 0.237). Among the 30 patients suffering from tubal infertility diagnosed through laparoscopy, Mycoplasmatecae species were not detected in the Fallopian tubes by PCR determinations, while in normal tubes from fertile patients these and other microorganisms could be found without distorting tubal anatomy.
CONCLUSION: Mycoplasmateceae species were not detected in Fallopian tubes of women with tubo-peritoneal infertility.
Authors:
Alberto Costoya; Francisco Morales; Paula Borda; Renato Vargas; Juan Fuhrer; Nicole Salgado; Hugo Cárdenas; Luis Velasquez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1678-4391     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Infect Dis     Publication Date:    2012 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-25     Completed Date:  2012-11-27     Revised Date:  2013-08-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812937     Medline TA:  Braz J Infect Dis     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departament of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Fallopian Tube Diseases / microbiology*
Female
Humans
Infertility, Female / microbiology*
Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction
Mycoplasma Infections / diagnosis,  microbiology*
Mycoplasma genitalium / isolation & purification
Mycoplasma hominis / isolation & purification
Mycoplasmataceae / classification,  isolation & purification*
Prospective Studies
Ureaplasma / isolation & purification
Young Adult

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