TABLE 4.

Mixed genital infections/colonization with target organisms detected by mPCR/RLB assay from 30 men with and without urethral symptoms

Symptom(s)aOrganisms detectedbNo. of cases
YesNG, HI1
CT, NG2
CT, MG1
CT, UU1
CT, HSV1, UP1
CT, NM1
CT, HI1
MG, UU3
MG, UP, GV1
MG, HI1
UU, MH1
UP, ADV1
UP, MH1
Total16
NoCT, MH2
UU, MG, MH1
UU, MG, HI, GV2
UU, GV1
UU, HI1
UU, MH1
HSV1, HI1
HSV1, UP1
UP, MH4
Total14
  • a A symptomatic man was a patient who had urethral symptoms (dysuria, urethral discomfort, or urethral discharge), and an asymptomatic man was a patient who presented with no symptoms.

  • b Abbreviations: CT, C. trachomatis; NG, N. gonorrhoeae; HI, H. influenzae; UU, U. urealyticum; GV, G. vaginalis; UP, U. parvum; MH, M. hominis; MG, M. genitalium; ADV, adenovirus; and NM, N. meningitidis.