Spirochaetaceae


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Related to Spirochaetaceae: treponema, Leptospiraceae, Spirochaetes, Spirochætes
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Noun1.Spirochaetaceae - large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
order Spirochaetales, Spirochaetales - higher bacteria; slender spiral rodlike forms
genus Spirochaeta, Spirochaeta - the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
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It is caused by Treponema pallidum, belonging to a group of bacteria called "spirochetes" (Spirochaets phylum, Spirochaetales order, Spirochaetaceae family).
Se multiplica solo en el cuerpo humano, sin prosperar por lo tanto en cultivos artificiales y se clasifica ahora en el filo Spirochaetes, clase Spirochaetia, orden Spirochaetales y familia Spirochaetaceae (5).
Spirochete organisms are classified into 3 groups: Spirochaetaceae, Leptospiraceae and Brachyspiraceae (2).