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Table 2 Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis, by pathogen and anatomical location

From: STI in times of PrEP: high prevalence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and mycoplasma at different anatomic sites in men who have sex with men in Germany

N = 2203 Any STI CT NG MG TV Multiple pathogens
n % 95%-CI n % 95%-CI n % 95%-CI n % 95%-CI n % 95%-CI n % 95%-CI
Any site 693 30.1 28.2–32.0 227 9.9 8.7–11.1 205 8.9 7.8–10.1 391 17 15.5–18.6 2 0.1 0.01–0.3 117 5.1 4.2–6.0
Pharynx 192 8.3 7.2–9.5 26 1.1 0.7–1.6 110 4.8 3.9–5.7 66 2.9 0.2–0.3 0 0 0 48 2.1 1.5–2.7
Rectum 503 21.8 20.2–23.6 178 7.7 6.7–8.9 133 5.8 4.8–6.8 265 11.5 10.2–12.9 2 0.1 0.01–0.3 102 4.4 3.6–5.3
Urine 192 8.3 7.2–9.5 45 2.0 1.4–2.6 32 1.4 0.9–1.9 124 5.4 4.5–6.4 0 0 0 48 2.1 1.5–2.7
Multiple sites 170 7.4 6.3–8.5 63 2.7 2.1–3.5 91 3.9 3.2–4.8 99 4.3 3.5–5.2 0 0 0 72 3.1 2.4–3.9