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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3%) children had positive results for yaws from serologic testing, but no DNA evidence of T.
ducreyi were found in patients with positive and negative serologic test results for T.
Studying syphilis represents a challenge for researchers, in part because of the impossibility of using or genetically manipulating cell cultures, given that the subspecies of T.
To this end, the CDC recently has launched a nation-wide surveillance program to identify azithromycin-resistant T.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium T.
Because methods available to differentiate between the T.
Furthermore, the researchers speculate that the dearth of surface proteins on T.
PCR was performed on swab specimens from oral lesions by using previously described protocols (7) to detect the presence of 3 T.
Also, blood often gets refrigerated for more than 3 days, which destroys T.
To the Editor: Syphilis, caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, is primarily a sexually transmitted infection, but T.
The latter two are specific for syphilis because they use antibodies against T.