Syphilis is caused by Treponema pallidum, a thin spiral-shaped microorganism. Treponematoses that are passed nonvenereally include Yaws, Bejel, and Pinta, which are caused by subspecies T. pallidum pertenue, subspecies T. pallidum endemicum, and T. carateum, respectively. Members of the spirochete genera....
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)