See below. From UpToDate: Mycoplasma genitalium is also a common cause in pre-menopausal women. In post-menopausal women PID is not common, but E.coli and anaerobic bacteria are often the cause......* However, in most cases, the precise microbial etiology of PID is unknown. Regardless of the initiating pathogen, PID is clinically considered a mixed infection.
Other bacteria rare. PID can rarely be caused by Gardnerella vaginalis & occasionally by Bacteroides fragilis from the intestinal tract.
I have read that many different organisms can cause pid, but gonorrhea and chlamydia are most common... So what are the other types of organisms?
E coli. Is the bug i've seen most commonly associated with pid or tubo-ovarian abscess. This bacterium is very abundant in the GI tract. Read more...
Is a combination of cefoxitin/cefotetan, doxycycline, and metronidazole effective against pid caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia? Please help me asap
PID treatment. You have asked at least 3 questions about treatment of your PID. Those antibiotics will be effective against gonorrhea, chlamydia, and all the other bacteria typically involved in PID. Follow your doctor's advice about the best treatment in your particular case. There's no point in trying to get more advice on this forum. The answers won't change and you MUST discuss with your own doctor. Read more...