treponematosis

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treponematosis

[‚trep·ə‚nē·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Infection caused by any species of the genus Treponema. Also known as treponemiasis.
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4] World Health Organization, International Work on Endemic Treponematoses and Venereal Infections, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 1965.
Both Webb (1995) and Hackett (1978) believe that yaws and treponarid, the lower grade but still potentially debilitating infections of treponematosis (Buckley and Tayles 2003), were the only treponematoses present in Australia prior to European contact.
Martin 2000 Recognition of treponematoses in post repatriation X Ray and CD ROM Nebraska record.
Hackett, "On the Origin of the Human Treponematoses," Bull.
The 17 NTDs are: Lymphatic filariasis, Chagas' disease, the leishmaniases, dracunculiasis, human African trypanosomiasis, blinding trachoma, leprosy, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, Buruli ulcer, dengue fever, cysticercosis, rabies, echinococcosis, foodborne trematodiases and endemic treponematoses
By the early 1970s, the global prevalence of endemic treponematoses (pinta, bejel, and yaws) had been reduced from 50 million to 2.
Criteria based on empirical observation with a validated methodology forms the basis of scientific method and indeed, for the Rothschild criteria for distinguishing among the treponematoses (Rothschild and Rothschild 1995).
Singapore: International Union Against the Venereal Diseases and the Treponematoses, 1995:136.