Treponema pallidum

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Treponema pallidum

[‚trep·ə‚nē·mə ′pal·ə·dəm]
(microbiology)
A pathogenic spirochete that causes the sexually transmitted disease syphilis.
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reactive EIA/CIA and nonreactive RPR/VDRL test) with a confirmatory Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay (TP-PA); all test results should be reported promptly and concurrently to the clinician and public health department.
Molecular and immunological evidence of oral Treponema in the human brain and their association with Alzheimer's disease.
Blood sample for syphilis was tested by using treponema palladium haemagglutination assay11.
Patient's CSF VDRL was positive, with a positive serum Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay (TPPA).
pallidum; de tipo IgA, IgM o IgG, entre los cuales estan: Inmunoanalisis Enzimatico (ELISA), Hemaglutinacion Indirecta del Treponema (TPHA), Inmunocromatografia (IC), Absorcion de Anticuerpos Treponemicos Fluorescentes (FTA-abs), y las pruebas inespecificas dirigidas a la determinacion de anticuerpos no treponemicos que son liberados por el tejido necrotizado de la lesion, entre los mas utilizados se encuentran: Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL), Prueba Rapida de Reaginas Plasmaticas (RPR), Undeated Serum Reagin (USR) (1,3-6).
Humoral immune response in experimental syphilis to polypeptides of Treponema pallidum.
Histopathologic Documentation of Treponema pallidum * Gestational Source, y Age, wk Source of Organism Present case 32 Lung Hardy et al, (4) 1970 30 Aqueous humor, CSF Guarner et al, (7) 1999 26 Small bowel, liver, lung, spleen, lymph node Satin et al, (8) 1992 23 Lung, kidney, pancreas, small and large bowel Benzick, (9) 1999 26 Anterior pituitary Akovbian et al, (10) 1998 Unknown Cutaneous blisters Bennett et al, (11) 1997 Term Skin Knowles and Frost, (12) 1989 Case 1 32 Umbilical cord Case 2 32 Umbilical cord Maternal Source, y Age/Cause of Death Treatment Present case 12.
Historically, the rabbit inoculation test is the gold standard for detecting very low titers of Treponema pallidum.
No penicillin-resistant Treponema pallidum isolates have ever been reported.
But the syphilis-causing spirochete, Treponema pallidum, is far from extinct; last year nearly 28,000 new cases of syphilis were reported in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.
01 iu / ml;a set of reagents for immuno-enzymatic detection of antibodies of igm class to treponema pallidum;a set of reagents for the detection of antibodies to treponema pallidum in the hemagglutination reaction.