This STI Could Soon Become Untreatable – Here’s What You Need To Know
Public health officials warn that a sexually transmitted infection you probably haven’t heard of (until now) could become a superbug within the next five years, CNN reports.
Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is quickly becoming antibiotic-resistant, in part because it is often misdiagnosed as chlamydia, and incorrect treatment can make it more resistant to medication. Now, the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV released new diagnosis and management guidelines to prevent MG from from becoming a major public health crisis.
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