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treponema pallidum size
slim gram neg
treponema pallidum clinical significance
syphillis
treponema pallidum typicall transmitted
direct contact
treponema pallidum , relative susceptability to pcn
100 percent sensitive
two antibodies produced in syphilis
1. anti treponemal- react with organisms and with complement to immobilize.
2. non treponemal- react with cardiolipin of human and animals
how syphilis is transmitted
direct contact with primary and secondary lesions. approx. 33% will become infected
treponema pallidum primary stage
incubation time 2-10 weeks. heal 3-8 weeks later. organisms has 30 hour generation time.
treponema pallidum size
slim gram neg
treponema pallidum clinical significance
syphillis
treponema pallidum typicall transmitted
direct contact
treponema pallidum , relative susceptability to pcn
100 percent sensitive
two antibodies produced in syphilis
1. anti treponemal- react with organisms and with complement to immobilize.
2. non treponemal- react with cardiolipin of human and animals
how syphilis is transmitted
direct contact with primary and secondary lesions. approx. 33% will become infected
treponema pallidum primary stage
incubation time 2-10 weeks. heal 3-8 weeks later. organisms has 30 hour generation time.