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[New Latin, from Latin, neuter sing. of pallidus, pale (from the fact that is it paler than the rest of the lentiform nucleus); see pallid.]
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Noun1.pallidum - the inner pale yellow part of the lenticular nucleus
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
lenticular nucleus, lentiform nucleus - a basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum
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Syphilis a sexually transmitted infection is caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum subsp.
The geographic distribution of infection with the bacterium Treponema pallidum in nonhuman primates (NHPs) in Africa has been reported to closely match the one seen in human yaws in Africa before the first yaws eradication campaign (1).
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum (T.
Congenital syphilis is preventable with proper antenatal follow-up and treatment of the pregnant woman infected with Treponema pallidum, and the rapid evaluation and early treatment of the newborns.
A sifilis e uma doenca infectocontagiosa causada pela bacteria Treponema pallidum. A infeccao pode ser adquirida atraves de contato sexual, transfusao de sangue, transplante de orgao, ou por transmissao congenita (LIMA, 2013).
The diagnosis of syphilis was confirmed with a positive Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay (TPPA).
La sifilis es una enfermedad infectocontagiosa con afectacion sistemica, de evolucion aguda o cronica, cuyo agente causal es el Treponema pallidum. Su principal mecanismo de transmision es el contacto sexual sin proteccion, seguida de riesgo de contagio por transfusion sanguinea y segun la Organizacion mundial de la salud (OMS) su incidencia en el mundo es de aproximadamente 12 millones de personas infectadas.
Treponema pallidum belongs to the family Spirochaetaceae, order Spirochaetales, phylum Spirochaetes, which is a phylogenetically ancient and distinct group of bacteria.
The anti-Treponema pallidum immunohistochemical stain (Biocare/ PP153AA, Concord, California) is useful in cutaneous biopsies from patients with secondary syphilis, and it is superior to the Warthin-Starry silver stain.
Treponema pallidum. The objective of this study was to compare the perfor-mance of Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA) and Immunochromatographic test (ICT) that are available for this purpose.