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Although Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis are well established as the most common infectious causes of urethritis and cervicitis, Mycoplasma genitalium has also been associated with these diagnoses, and less commonly, prostatitis. While M. genitalium has been found to be the sole pathogen detected in a majority of patients with urethritis and cervicitis, co-infection with C. trachomatis is common. The diagnosis of N gonorrhoeae and C trachomatis is made with nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs). NAAT can be used for detection of M. genitalium, but there is no FDA approved test available in the U.S.

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