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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Primary syphilis appears after an incubation period of 10 to 90 days (with a 3 week average), depending on the immunity of the host and the amount of Treponema pallidum inoculated.
La deteccion de anticuerpos IgM, IgG contra Treponema pallidum se realizo por medio del ensayo Architect Syphilis TP la cual registra sensibilidad y especificidad igual o mayor al 99 %.
El Treponema pallidum posee un genoma muy pequeno, el cual solo codifica para 1041 proteinas, pocas bacterias poseen un material genetico tan escaso, cuentan con una seria escasez de recursos metabolicos, si bien es capaz de realizar la glucolisis, carece de la maquinaria celular necesaria para producir Adenosin Tri Fosfato o ATP, ademas no cuenta con las enzimas mitocondriales de la cadena de electrones, al no tener estas, se considera que toma macromoleculas del huesped como proteinas y acidos grasos y las convierte en las particulas mas basicas como aminoacidos y nucleotidos gracias a enzimas conversivas.
The historic context and epidemiologic basis for interrupting sexual transmission of treponema pallidum.
Considering these disadvantages, the WHO scientific group on Treponemal Infections recommended the use of Venereal Diseases Reference Laboratory (VDRL) or rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test and the Treponema pallidum haemagglutination assay (TPHA) for screening for syphilis7,19.
Treponema pallidum is a spirochete--a spiral-shaped bacterium that corkscrews its ways through pinpoint spaces between endothelial cells to flood the bloodstream and invade the body.
Regarding STI, it was found that Chlamydia trachomatis was the germ having the greatest prevalence; it was also determined that Neisseria gonorroeae, Treponema pallidum and Trichomonas vaginalis continue appearing frequently in our population, notwithstanding their low prevalence
Treponema pallidum, the bacterium that causes syphilis, cannot be cultured.
The emergence of azithromycin-resistant Treponema pallidum.
The blood was tested for syphilis by Treponema Pallidum Haemagglutination.
Neurosyphilis is the infection of the central nervous system by Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum, which can occur any time after the initial infection.
gondii and both IgG and IgM antibodies to Rubella virus; Antibodies to Treponema pallidum was not detected in any of the 593 patients.

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