Treponema pertenue


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Trep·o·ne·ma per·ten·ue

a bacterial species that causes yaws; patients with this disease give positive results in serologic screening tests for syphilis.

Trep·o·ne·ma per·ten·u·e

(trep'ō-nē'mă pĕr-ten'yū-ē)
A bacterial species that causes yaws; patients with this disease give positive results in serologic screening tests for syphilis.

Treponema pertenue

A species that is the causative agent of yaws (frambesia).
See also: Treponema
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