Molecular Typing of Treponema pallidum: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Abstract

BACKGROUND Syphilis is resurgent in many regions of the world. Molecular typing is a robust tool for investigating strain diversity and epidemiology. This study aimed to review original research on molecular typing of Treponema pallidum (T. pallidum) with three objectives: (1) to determine specimen types most suitable for molecular typing; (2) to determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001273

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