Ureoplasma is a group of bacteria affecting the respiratory , urinary and reproductive tract. They are the smallest free-living organisms in the World. In pathologic condutions, they cause bacterial vaginosis and pregnancy complications. It is transmitted through sexual contact. It can be passed from mother to child especially when the immune system is weakened.
Interpretation: Although some infected people dont show any symptoms, ureoplasma causes inflamation in the urethra(urethritis). In both women and men, it causes pain during urination, burning sensation and discharge. It also causes bacterial vaginosis in women. This is characterized by watery vaginal discharge and unpleasant vaginal odor. In general, it may also cause kidney stones, premature labor and newborn respiratory disease.
Sample: Vaginal or urethral swab, urine, semen
Working day: Everyday
Result Time: 3 days 6:00 PM