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Treponema pallidum

Known as: pallidum treponema, Spironema pallidum, Spirillum pallidum 
A species of anaerobic, Gram indeterminate, spiral shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Spirochaetes. This species is motile, NADH oxidase positive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The incidence of microcephaly in Brazil in 2015 was 20 times higher than in previous years. Congenital microcephaly is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were updated by… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The mainstay of diagnosis for Treponema pallidum infections is based on nontreponemal and treponemal serologic tests. Many new… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Strain typing is a tool for determining the diversity and epidemiology of infections. METHODS Treponema pallidum DNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
An HIV-infected patient in San Francisco with primary syphilis was treated with azithromycin, but the lesion did not resolve. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A sensitive and specific PCR method to detect Treponema pallidum in clinical specimens was developed. PCR primers were designed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) 2 and 4 are signal transducers for lipopolysaccharide, the major proinflammatory constituent in the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A multiplex PCR (M-PCR) assay with colorimetric detection was devised for the simultaneous amplification of DNA targets from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of Treponema pallidum in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with syphilis, to… Expand
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