Syphilis

Known as: Syphilis [Disease/Finding], Syphilis, unspecified, luetic disease 
A contagious bacterial infection caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. It is a sexually transmitted disorder, although it can also be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization initiative to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of syphilis aims for ≥ 90% of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Male circumcision significantly reduced the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among men in… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The striking increase in the prevalence of concordant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and syphilis observed by… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Syphilis is a chronic sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum. Clinical manifestations separate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Dennis L. Stevens, Alan L. Bisno, Henry F. Chambers, E. Dale Everett, Patchen Dellinger, Ellie J. C. Goldstein, Sherwood L… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Syphilitic ulcers are known to facilitate the transmission of HIV infection, but the effect of syphilis infection on… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
HIV and syphilis affect similar patient groups and co-infection is common. All patients presenting with syphilis should be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
To measure the impact of maternal syphilis on pregnancy outcome in the Mwanza Region of Tanzania, 380 previously unscreened… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The complete genome sequence of Treponema pallidum was determined and shown to be 1,138,006 base pairs containing 1041 predicted… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The lack of a method for demonstrating the presence of Treponema pallidum by growth necessitates the use of alternative methods… (More)
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