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Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the spirochetal
bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum.
The clone libraries of the spirochete-specific PCR products showed that clones retrieved from all investigated bivalve species matched sequences of the spirochetal
Histological evidence for spirochetal
origin of morphea and lichen sclerosus et atrophicans".
Donated blood may also contain viral, bacterial, spirochetal
, parasitic and fungal organisms the donor was battling.
Concurrent neocortical borreliosis and Alzheimer's disease: Demonstration of a spirochetal
diarrhea/porcine intestinal spirochetosis.
It is the "Great Imitator" of this Millennium, spirochetal
paresis (neuro-syphilis) having been its precursor and its model ...
The study also tested 176 serum samples from patients in a nonendemic area who were hospitalized for conditions including spirochetal
infections or autoimmune or neurologic diseases; overall specificity was 99%.
Patients and some clinicians believe that these symptoms result from persistent spirochetal
infection, whereas most researchers believe that the postinfection maladies experienced by these patients have other explanations such as re-infection, immune dysregulation, or an autoimmune inflammatory response.
As with other spirochetal
infections, such as syphilis, LD causes stage-related disease.