How to use Treponema in a sentence
Syphilis is caused by the spiral- or coil-shaped bacteria (spirochete), Treponema pallidum.
Treponeme-A term used to refer to any member of the genus Treponema, which is an anaerobic bacteria consisting of cells, 3-8 micrometers in length, with acute, regular, or irregular spirals and no obvious protoplasmic structure.
Pinta is a skin infection caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum, a relative of the bacterium that causes syphilis.
It is one of several infections caused by different Treponema bacteria, which are called "endemic" or "non-venereal" treponematoses.
Pinta is caused by an infection with the bacterium Treponema carateum.Advertisement
A blood sample will be taken from the patient's arm to test for antibodies to Treponema carateum.
A scraping of a lesion will be examined under the microscope to look for Treponema bacteria.
Treponema pallidum subspecies endemicum, the bacteria that causes bejel, is very closely related to the one that causes the sexually transmitted form of syphilis, but the method of transmission is different.
One is a sexually transmitted disease caused by A systemic infection caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum.