Disease caused by treponema pallidum, nonvenereal treponematoses, and leptospira

Floyd C. Knoop

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Abstract

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....

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Knoop, F. C. (2007). Disease caused by treponema pallidum, nonvenereal treponematoses, and leptospira. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-4). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60894-3