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Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 273, Issue 3, pp 133–139 | Cite as

Ureaplasma urealyticum–harmless commensal or underestimated enemy of human reproduction? A review

  • Thorsten Volgmann
  • Ralf Ohlinger
  • Brigitte Panzig
Review

Abstract

This article reviews the role, diagnosis and treatment of Ureaplasma infections in human reproduction.

Keywords

Ureaplasma urealyticum Human reproduction Perinatal morbidity Preterm neonates 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thorsten Volgmann
    • 1
  • Ralf Ohlinger
    • 1
  • Brigitte Panzig
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Ernst Moritz Arndt UniversityGreifswaldGermany
  2. 2.Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut for Medical Microbiology of the Ernst Moritz Arndt UniversityGreifswaldGermany

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