Treponema pallidum

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Trep·o·ne·ma pal·li·dum

a bacterial species that causes syphilis in humans; this organism can be experimentally transmitted to anthropoid apes and to rabbits; it is the type species of the genus Treponema.

Treponema pallidum

an actively motile, slender spirochetal organism that causes syphilis.

Treponema pallidum

Infectious disease The spirochete that causes syphilis Epidemiology 9000 cases/yrs–US, primarily in the SE US. See FTA-ABS, Syphilis, TORCH. Cf Pinta, Yaws.

Trep·o·ne·ma pal·li·dum

(trepō-nēmă pali-dŭm)
A bacterial species that causes syphilis in humans.

Trep·o·ne·ma pal·li·dum

(trepō-nēmă pali-dŭm)
Bacterial species that causes syphilis in humans.
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Additional studies comparing human and simian strains may show whether zoonotic transmission of T.
Despite the apparent lack of the more common virulence factors seen in other pathogenic bacteria, T.
In the mid-1800s, Philippe Ricord first described the infection with T.
Ten sera with negative WB-rTp47 were further tested by WB using native antigen of T.
pallidum, mainly Tp17 and Tp15 as observed in WB performed with native antigen of T.
the fluorescent treponemal antibody absorbed test [FTA-ABS] or the T.
Scientists have been unable to create a vaccine in large part because they haven't found a way to culture T.
In addition to facilitating a vaccine, the genetic sequence of T.
The translated amino acid sequence, REVEDVPKVVEPASEREGGE, is characterized as a Type II repeat motif and has been described only in arp genes from nonvenereal T.
Additional differentiation was accomplished by identification of subspecies-specific signature sequences in the tprI and tprC genes (10): the genes were amplified from the clinical specimen and from syphilis control DNA prepared from T.
We established the frequency of histopathologic abnormalities in umbilical cords from neonates of mothers with syphilis, compared these results with those of the sample without syphilis, and analyzed the usefulness of IHC and DFA for detection of T.
The tissues were studied by using hematoxylin and eosin stain, and DFA and IHC tests were performed for T.