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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Drug Resistance–Associated Mutations in Mycoplasma genitalium in Female Sex Workers, Japan

Takashi DeguchiComments to Author , Mitsuru Yasuda, Kengo Horie, Kensaku Seike, Mina Kikuchi, Kohsuke Mizutani, Tomohiro Tsuchiya, Shigeaki Yokoi, Masahiro Nakano, and Shinji Hoshina
Author affiliations: Gifu University, Gifu, Japan (T. Deguchi, M. Yasuda, K. Horie, K. Seike, M. Kikuchi, K. Mizutani, T. Tsuchiya, S. Yokoi, M. Nakano); Hoshina Clinic, Kyoto, Japan (S. Hoshina)

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Table 1

Bacterial species detected in vaginal swab and throat washing samples from 149 female sex workers, Japan, August 2013–January 2014

Bacterial species No. (%) specimens positive
Vaginal swab Throat washing
Neisseria gonorrhoeae 7 (4.7) 10 (6.7)
Chlamydia trachomatis 26 (17.4) 11 (7.4)
Mycoplasma genitalium 21 (14.1) 1 (0.7)
Mycoplasma hominis 52 (34.9) 2 (1.5)
Ureaplasma parvum 109 (73.2) 4 (2.7)
Ureaplasma urealyticum 52 (34.9) 5 (3.4)

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