Table 8.

Mycoplasma species isolated from HIV-positive children according to age

Age (yr)No. of patientsMedian CD4 count (no. of cells/mm3)No. (%) of each species isolated
M. hominisU. urealyticumM. genitaliumM. pirumM. fermentansM. penetrans
<11859
1–565721 (17)1 (17)1 (17)2 (33)
>682906 (75)3 (38)1 (13)4 (50)