Mycoplasma Genitalium and Chlamydia Trachomatis Prevalence, Co-Infection and Relevant Factors in An Epidemiology Study (2016 - 2019) In Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


  • Nguyen Ngoc Hieu Faculty of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, 550000, Vietnam; Institute for Research and Training in Medicine, Biology and Pharmacy, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, 550000, Vietnam
  • Lam Pham Phuoc Hung HCMC Hospital of Dermato Venereology, Ho Chi Minh City, 700000, Vietnam
  • Ngo Phuoc Nguyen Ngoc Faculty of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, 550000, Vietnam; Institute of Research and Development, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, 550000, Vietnam



Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, sexually transmitted infections, co-infections


Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium are two common types of sexually transmitted infections. However, currently in Vietnam, there is no report on the rate of patients infected by the two types of bacteria. In this study, there were 6194 patients visiting the STI clinic of the HCMC Hospital of Dermato-Venereology, Vietnam, from 2016 to 2019. The results show that the proportion of patients positive with CT and MG is independent on time. The infection rate is mainly at the age of 21 - 30 (53.4%). The CT infection rate in female and male is equal (17.3% vs 17.4%) while the rate of MG in female is lower (5.1% vs 7, 8%). The rate of patients co-infected with either CT or MG is 4.5%, 17% and 5.7% respectively, time independence. This study may give better understandings of the epidemiological characteristics of MG and CT in Vietnam.


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Ngoc Hieu N, Pham Phuoc Hung L, Phuoc Nguyen Ngoc N. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Chlamydia Trachomatis Prevalence, Co-Infection and Relevant Factors in An Epidemiology Study (2016 - 2019) In Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Natl J Community Med [Internet]. 2023 Jan. 31 [cited 2023 Sep. 30];14(01):65-70. Available from:



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