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Table 1 Symptoms/signs, polymorphonuclear leucocytes (PMNLs), and detected STI etiological agents in males (n = 320) attending an STI clinic in Moscow, Russia, from December 2006 to January 2008

From: Treatment efficacy, treatment failures and selection of macrolide resistance in patients with high load of Mycoplasma genitalium during treatment of male urethritis with josamycin

Clinical characteristics Number of patients Chlamydia trachomatispositive Mycoplasma genitaliumpositivea Neisseria gonorrhoeaepositive Trichomonas vaginalispositive
Symptoms/signs and 222 75 40 27 6
PMNLs ≥5      
Symptoms/signs and 0 0 0 0 0
PMNLs <5      
No symptoms/signs and 49 27 6 2 3
PMNLs ≥5      
No symptoms/signs and 49 8 5 0 0
PMNLs <5      
Total 320 110 51 29 9
  1. aFour patients positive for M. genitalium as well as some additional STI etiological agent, i.e. C. trachomatis (n = 2), T. vaginalis (n = 1), and Herpes simplex virus type 2 (n = 1), were excluded.