Current status of syphilis vaccine development: need, challenges, prospects.

@article{Cameron2014CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of syphilis vaccine development: need, challenges, prospects.},
  author={Caroline E Cameron and Sheila A Lukehart},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 14},
  pages={
          1602-9
        }
}
Syphilis is a multistage disease caused by the invasive spirochete Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum. Despite inexpensive and effective antibiotic therapy, syphilis remains a prevalent disease in developing countries and has re-emerged as a public health threat in developed nations. In addition to the medical burden imparted by infectious syphilis, congenital syphilis is considered the most significant infectious disease affecting fetuses and newborns worldwide, and individuals afflicted with… CONTINUE READING
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