Ureaplasma parvum is generally the most common species detected in various clinical specimens. Ureaplasma urealyticum is apparently more pathogenic in conditions such as male urethritis .
Ureaplasma urealyticum is part of the normal genital flory of both men and women. In about 70 % of sexually active humans it is found and is described to be associated with a number of diseases in humans, including non-specific urethritis (NSU), infertility, chorioamnionitis, stillbirth, premature birth and other.
- Scrapings of epithelial cells
- Prostatic juice
- FAM (495 – 520 nm) for Internal Control (IC)
- HEX (535 – 554 nm) for Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA
- ROX (575 – 602 nm) for Ureaplasma parvum DNA