Sexually Transmitted Disease Could Be Next SuperbugJuly 16, 2018 |
by Katie Kindelan, Denise Powell
It may not be the first disease that comes to mind when thinking of sexually-transmitted disease, but there’s an important reason to start paying attention to mycoplasma genitalium, or MG. Experts say MG could lead to a public health emergency if precautions aren’t taken.
MG is back in the headlines this week after a U.K. organization, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, released new treatment and prevention guidelines to help prevent MG from reaching superbug status.