Acta Scientific Microbiology

Research ArticleVolume 1 Issue 6

Epidemiology of The Cultivable Urogenital Mycoplasmas in The Center of Morocco

Sbiti Mohammed*, Rochdi Jawad, Lahmadi Khalid and Louzi Lhoussine

Service Bactériologie-Virologie, Laboratoires de Biologie Médicale, Hôpital Militaire Moulay Ismail, Meknès, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: Sbiti Mohammed, Service Bactériologie-Virologie, Laboratoires de Biologie Médicale, Hôpital Militaire Moulay Ismail, Meknès, Morocco.

Received: April 16, 2018; Published: May 28, 2018

Citation: Sbiti Mohammed., et al. "Epidemiology of The Cultivable Urogenital Mycoplasmas in The Center of Morocco". Acta Scientific Microbiology 1.6 (2018).


  Urogenital mycoplasma infection can cause health problems and psychological seriousness of the fact that low infections, usually asymptomatic, can develop into serious complications with risks on fertility. Their importance in Morocco is not well understood due to the irregularity of their diagnosis.

Goal: Contribute to the epidemiology of these infections in our region.

Patients and methods: Cross-sectional study where the data collection is spread over three months, carried out at the bacteriology laboratory of military hospital of Meknes. Detection of Mycoplasma has been based on the liquid culture (Mycoplasma TestTM All Diag, France).

Results: 96 patients were explored. The m/f sex ratio was 1.6. The median age was 33.5 years. The most common complaint was infertility. The prevalence of Ureaplasma urealyticum (Uu) was 28.8% among men and 37.84% for women, and respectively 5.08% vs 16.22% for Mycoplasma hominis (Mh). The coinfection rate Uu + Mh was 5.21%. No factor predisposing statistically associated with the infection were found. The resistance of Uu was close to 10% against doxycycline and azithromycin vs 0% and 83% for Mh and 0% against levofloxacin for both germs.

Conclusion: Our results are comparable to those recorded in the national and international literature. The absence of factor favoring statistically linked to infection by Mycoplasma is probably related to the commensal character of these bacteria. Conventional methods of diagnosis like that used in our study are acceptable performance.

Keywords: Antibiotic Resistance; Infertility; Mycoplasma hominis; Ureaplasma urealyticum

Copyright: © Sbiti Mohammed., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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