Syphilis Summary

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  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

2,351 words, approx. 8 pages
The Appearance of Syphilis in the 1490s Overview The earliest references to the disease now known as syphilis come from the 1490s, when it broke out among French troops besieging the city of Naples. I... Read more
7,004 words, approx. 24 pages
Historic Dispute : Did Syphilis Originate in the New World, from Which It Was Brought to Europe by Christopher Columbus and His Crew? Viewpoint: Yes, syphilis originated in the New World and was broug... Read more
312 words, approx. 2 pages
Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by spiral-shaped bacteria called treponema pallidum. Syphilis is acquired during sexual contact with an individual already infected with the ... Read more
868 words, approx. 3 pages
Syphilis Syphilis is a chronic, degenerative, sexually transmitted disease. Highly contagious particularly during the early stages of its progression--syphilis can be cured in its primary and secondar... Read more
473 words, approx. 2 pages
Syphilis Test Once a ravaging disease that rose to epidemic proportions, syphilis is effectively treated today with penicillin and other antibiotics. Because there is no known inoculation, accurate te... Read more
744 words, approx. 3 pages
Syphilis Syphilis is a chronic, degenerative, sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Although modern treatments now control the disease, its incidence remains high wo... Read more
332 words, approx. 2 pages
Wasserman Test The Wasserman test is used to diagnose the illness known as syphilis. The test is named after its developer, the German bacteriologist August Wasserman (1866-1925). The Wasserman test w... Read more
868 words, approx. 3 pages
Syphilis Syphilis is a chronic, degenerative, sexually transmitted disease. Highly contagious-- particularly during the early stages of its progression--syphilis can be cured in its primary and second... Read more
228 words, approx. 1 pages
Syphilis A sexually transmitted disease that, if untreated, can cause permanent damage to the heart and central nervous system. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STDs) caused by an organism ... Read more
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