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

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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Radolf, The immune response to infection with Treponema pallidum, the stealth pathogen.
of (% of nonreactive Population type/Laboratory specimens reflex RPR tests) Overall 866 (31.6) Low-prevalence population * 737 (40.8) Southern California ([dagger]) 459 ([section]) (60.0) Northern California ([paragraph]) 88 ([section]) (30.7) Southern California ** 190 ([section]) (25.2) High-prevalence population ([dagger][dagger]) 129 (14.1) New York City ([section] [section]) 78 ([paragraph] (12.2) [paragraph]) Chicago *** 51 ([paragraph] (18.6) ([dagger] [paragraph]) [dagger] [dagger]) Abbreviations: EIA/CIA = enzyme immunoassay/chemiluminescence immunoassay; RPR = rapid plasma reagin; TP-PA = Treponema pallidum particle agglutination; FTA-ABS = fluorescent treponemal antibody absorbed.
Treponema pallidum IHC stain highlighted a patchy distribution of organisms within the granulation tissue taken from the anal mass, in some areas with a perivascular pattern, with rare organisms identified in the rectal mucosal biopsy samples.
The present study has evaluated the performance of Vitros ECi Syphilis Treponema Pallidum antibody chemiluminescence immunoassay as a screening test for syphilis in blood donors using the reverse algorithm.
Validation of serological tests for the detection of antibodies against Treponema pallidum in nonhuman primates.
Evaluation of immunoglobulin M and G Western blot and ELISA for screening antibodies to Treponema pallidum in blood donors.
The research of Treponema Pallidum with coloring of Warthin-Starry identified images compatible with the morphological appearance of the germ.
pallidum hemagglutination T pallidum: Treponema pallidum UGH: University of Gondar Hospital VDRL: Venereal disease research laboratory.
Treponema pallidum hemagglutination assay was reactive in a titer of 1:4.
Enhanced molecular typing of treponema pallidum: geographical distribution of strain types and association with neurosyphilis.
Congenital syphilis is preventable with proper antenatal follow-up and treatment of the pregnant woman infected with Treponema pallidum, and the rapid evaluation and early treatment of the newborns.
We did a rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test and a Treponema pallidum particle agglutination test; we also tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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