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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Seroepidemiological studies on primate treponematosis in Senegal [in French].
Treponematosis was clinically diagnosed based on characteristic clinical symptoms and dark field microscopy.
Keywords: Australian Aborigine, treponematosis, northwest Queensland, skeletal remains, burial practice
Weaver, "Pre-Columbian Treponematosis in Coastal North Carolina" 155-63; even more crucial, perhaps, for the "trauma" theory advanced by Lawrence about the cumulative effect of syphilis on the collective psyche of a country, culture, and community, Ubelaker and Verano emphasize that "disease epidemics led not only to population decline but also to major changes in social structure," in the "Conclusion," of Disease and Demography in the Americas (281).
We have examined two specific pathologies, anemia and treponematosis, as an indicator of health, diet and mortality in this small population.
New World indigenous people experienced malnutrition, tuberculosis, treponematosis, a variety of zoonoses, environmental pathogens, osteoarthritis, debilitating trauma, as well as degenerative conditions.
En relacion con la presencia de enfermedades infecciosas, determino mediante metodos y tecnicas histologicas y de la biologia molecular, junto a Bernardo Arriaza, Willmar Salo y colaboradores, la presencia de diversas bacterias, en particular la Mycobacterium tuberculosis y el Treponema responsables de la tuberculosis y de la treponematosis respectivamente, infecciones cronicas que afectan a los individuos dejando claras marcas en algunos huesos del esqueleto (Ortner y Putschar 1981).
There is convincing skeletal evidence for the presence of pre-Columbian treponematosis in the Northeast (Elting and Starna 1984; cf.
To the Editor: Endemic syphilis, also known as bejel, is a nonvenereal treponematosis with onset in early childhood; the disease is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subsp.