Treponema infection associated with genital ulceration in wild baboons.

@article{Knauf2012TreponemaIA,
  title={Treponema infection associated with genital ulceration in wild baboons.},
  author={Sascha Knauf and Emmanuel K. Batamuzi and Titus Mlengeya and Morris Kilewo and Inyasi A. V. Lejora and Marcel Nordhoff and Bernhard Ehlers and Kristin Nicole Harper and Robert Fyumagwa and Richard Hoare and Klaus Failing and Axel Wehrend and F. J. Kaup and Fabian H Leendertz and Kerstin Maetz-Rensing},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          292-303
        }
}
The authors describe genital alterations and detailed histologic findings in baboons naturally infected with Treponema pallidum. The disease causes moderate to severe genital ulcerations in a population of olive baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis) at Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania. In a field survey in 2007, 63 individuals of all age classes, both sexes, and different grades of infection were chemically immobilized and sampled. Histology and molecular biological tests were used to detect… CONTINUE READING
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