Fluorescence in situ hybridization for the identification of Treponema pallidum in tissue sections.

Abstract

Syphilis is often called the great imitator because of its frequent atypical clinical manifestations that make the disease difficult to recognize. Because Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum, the infectious agent of syphilis, is yet uncultivated in vitro, diagnosis is usually made using serology; however, in cases where serology is inconclusive or in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2015.08.022

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