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Syphilis

Syphilis Women’s Health Overview • Syphilis is an STD that can cause long-term complications if not treated correctly. Symptoms in adults are divided into stages. These stages are primary, secondary, latent, and late syphilis. Transmission • You can get syphilis by direct contact with a syphilis sore during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Sores can be found on the penis, vagina, anus, in the rectum, or on the lips and in the mouth. Syphilis can also be spread from an infected mother to her unborn...

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Syphilis

 Syphilis Student: Ken Phan Microbiology 309 Professor: Gifty Benson April 5, 2014 Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that has many nicknames such as cupid’s disease, the pox, lues, syph, and the French disease. It starts with sores on the infected area, with the mouth and genitals being the most common places. Syphilis appeared dominantly in Europe near the end of the 1400, by 1500 it had spread throughout the continent, and it reached China and Africa...

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Syphilis

1. What is the causative agent of syphilis? How is it transmitted? What are the main stages of infection? The causative agent of syphilis is Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease. There are 4 stages of syphilis: Primary, Secondary, late and latent. In the primary stage one will develop a sore in the place where syphilis entered the body. Often times there is just one sore but multiple can develop. These sores are painless so can easily go undetected. These sores can...

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SYPHILIS “THE GREAT IMITATOR”

SYPHILIS “THE GREAT IMITATOR” Syphilis is known as a bacterial infection that is caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum. The primary way of transmitting this infection is through sexual contact, but may also be passed from mother to fetus during pregnancy or at birth which results in congentital syphilis. The exact origin of syphilis is unknown, but has been studied over the years and two interesting hypotheses have arisen. The first is that it was carried from the Americas...

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Syphilis History of

Syphilis History Of If you were to take a look at our World's history there are many people who have stood out above all others, some for their philosophy, astronomy, or religion. There are also the places that have had significant impact on the world. The Middle East and China for example have had rich and extended history. The one area of history that most people overlook as we travel back in time are the diseases' that have devastated our population. One disease that I would like to...

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Disease Report on Syphilis

Syphilis has many other names such as syph, cupid’s disease, the pox, lues, and the French disease. It’s a sexually transmitted infection, a highly contagious stealthy infection that is caused by the bacterium Treponema palladium (a species of spirochaete bacterium with subspecies that cause treponemal diseases). Syphilis has been spread by humans all over the world since the year 1500,it’s been around longer then any other sexually transmitted disease. This disease was rampant in Europe and some...

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The Ethic of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Running head: THE TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY The Tuskegee Syphilis Study Thomas Shaw Grand Canyon University PHL 305 7/25/2010 Introduction The Tuskegee Syphilis Study was developed to study the affects of Syphilis on adult black males. The intention of the study was to find ways to improve the quality of health in African Americans in the southern states. While the treatment phase of the program was beginning, America fell into the great depression and the benefactor, The Julius Rosenwald...

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Running Head: TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY Research and Ethics Paper Axia College of University of Phoenix June 22, 2009 How can one live with themselves conducting experiments that were unjustified on both moral and ethical grounds, in which human beings were used a guinea pigs back in the twentieth century? The United States Public Health Service (PHS) conducted a large study regarding the causes and treatments of syphilis and gonorrhea and recruited approximately 399 black men to participate...

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study

I can only wonder if it was "people of good quality" such as Dr Taliaferro Clark, the person most commonly attributed with leading the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, to whom Booker Taliaferro(T.) Washington was referring when he spoke those eloquent words so long ago. Doubtful really, as the years 1932-1972, the duration of the Public Health Service Syphilis Study, resulted in one of the greatest injustices ever -------------- upon a people by its own government, a true "black eye" on the face of the...

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study

the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Research studies are constantly being conducted in order to improve certain aspects of human life and knowledge. In many cases, these research studies involve human test subjects. One of the more famous studies involving human test subjects was the Tuskegee Syphilis Study that began in 1932. Most have heard of this study, few would ever claim that any good came of it. What had originally been a research study aimed at improving knowledge dealing with syphilis in the black...

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