J Low Genit Tract Dis 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Dermatology and Venereology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and colonizing bacteria in relation to urogenital symptoms.
Materials And Methods: In this cross-sectional study, patients visiting the STI clinic at Umeå University Hospital were asked for symptoms and condom use. Samples from 759 patients (465 male and 294 female) were analyzed for 4 STIs (Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Mycoplasma genitalium) and 3 colonizing bacteria (Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma parvum, and Ureaplasma urealyticum). Read More