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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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A total of 16362 blood donors were screened for syphilis by Vitros Syphilis Treponema Pallidum Antibody (TPA) chemiluminescence immunoassay (Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., High Wycombe, United Kingdom).
(10.) Haffajee AD, et al, Association of Eubacterium nodatum and Treponema denticola human periodontitis lesions.
Whole genome sequence of the Treponema Fribourg-Blanc: unspecified simian isolate is highly similar to the yaws subspecies.
reported superior sensitivity of CMIA to a non treponemal screening test for all stages of syphilis, but similar sensitivity rates for Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay (9).
The research of Treponema Pallidum with coloring of Warthin-Starry identified images compatible with the morphological appearance of the germ.
pallidum hemagglutination T pallidum: Treponema pallidum UGH: University of Gondar Hospital VDRL: Venereal disease research laboratory.
Other initial screening assays that are commonly recommended by laboratories include a chemiluminescent microplate immunoassay (181 of 1876; 9.6%), an enzyme immunoassay for total antibodies (90 of 1876; 4.8%) or only IgG (55 of 1876; 2.9%), a multiplex flow assay (57 of 1876; 3.0%), an agglutination (Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay) or hemagglutination assay (microhemagglutination assay for T pallidum antibodies or Olympus automated hemagglutination test) (39 of 1876; 2.1%), or the venereal disease research laboratory test (36 of 1876; 1.9%).
Other surface-exposed proteins were firstly designated as Treponema spp.
Keywords: Blood Donors, Syphilis Screening, Treponema pallidum, FTA-ABS Test, Fluorescent Trepo-nemal Antibody-Absorption Test, Vitros Eci.
But we now know DD is the result of a type of bacteria called Treponema, which enters the skin through the hair follicle.