Urogenital Tuberculosis (UGTB)

Urogenital Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: What Should Urologists Know?

I. Executive Summary • M. tuberculosis is a bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). • Globally, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB in 2016, with 1.7 million deaths. • In the same year in the U.S., there were 9,272 new cases of TB, with no reported deaths from TB that year. • Although the […]

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Human Herpes Virus 6 and 7

I. Overview   • Although both typically cause dermatological infections and both can be a factor in transplant rejection, both have also been found in the bladder and vagina.   • Both HHV-6 and -7 can exist in three different states in the human body: – As an active infection – As a latent infection […]

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Group A Streptococcus: Diagnosis and Management of Group A Strep Urogenital Infections

• Group A Streptococcus infection is one of the top ten causes of infection-related mortality worldwide.   • Group A Streptococcus is commonly used as an alternative label for Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes), the predominant group A Streptococcus species.   • As a genitourinary tract infection, S. pyogenes is most commonly found as a postpartum […]

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