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- n. An infection or disease caused by a treponema.
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- n. Any of the diseases caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, including syphilis, yaws, bejel, and pinta.
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Médecins Sans Frontières Switzerland (MSF) reported that 25.5 percent of women undergoing antenatal and post-natal care have tested positive for the medical condition. yaws, "said Samama, the most widespread form of treponematosis which is also endemic to the region.
No one knows for sure what causes this disorder, but it is thought to be caused by a treponematosis, a disease caused by a similar but not identical agent as that that causes yaws, pinta or even syphilis.
Yaws is one form of treponematosis, which also includes the diseases pinta, venereal syphilis, and endemic syphilis or bejel.
A pregnant woman at the Notre Dame Dulawan evacuation centre in Datu Piang, where some 300 families or 1,500 people are sheltering COTABATO, 26 November 2009 (IRIN) - Health experts report a high rate of treponematosis among pregnant displaced women in conflict-hit Mindanao.
Health experts report a high rate of treponematosis among pregnant displaced women in conflict-hit Mindanao.
Philippines: High rate of treponematosis among pregnant IDP women
PHILIPPINES: High rate of treponematosis among pregnant IDP women
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