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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Laboratory diagnostic testing for Treponema pallidum: Expert consultation meeting summary report.
Treponema pallidum surface immunofluorescence assay for serologic diagnosis of syphilis.
Evaluation of a new competitive immunoassay (Bio Elisa) for screening for Treponema pallidum antibodies at various stages of syphilis.
Treponema pallidum IHC stain highlighted organisms predominantly in the lamina propria, under the squamous epithelium, and concentrated around vessels.
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).
Treponema pallidum infection in primates: Clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and evolution of a stealthy pathogen.
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 diagnosis of syphilis was performed only during antenatal screening in the first trimester by a positive venereal disease research laboratory (VDRL) and a treponema pallidum hemagglutination assay (TPHA) title of 1:2560.
Polystyrene microwell strips are precoated with recombinant Treponema pallidum antigens produced in E.
Syphilis, the "great imitator" is a sexually transmitted infections caused by the organism Treponema pallidum.2 The lesions of secondary syphilis that appear in the mucocutaneous areas are called as condyloma lata.
Las pruebas treponemicas son la fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption (FTA-ABS) y la Treponema pallidum particle agglutination (TPPA), asi como una variedad de enzimoinmunoanalisis automatizados (EIA) e inmunoanalisis quimioluminiscentes (CIA).
The venereal disease research laboratory test (VDRL) result of the patient was positive with 1/64 titer and Treponema pallidum hemaglutination test (TPHA) was positive with a 1/1280 titer.

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