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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 by

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    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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Syphilis and Health Care

    The Study of Syphilis‚ It’s Cause and Effect (A Library Research) I. Introduction Men and women of this generation are more prone of having sexually transmitted diseases. It is now one of the major problems in the field of medicine and health. STD is very broad and has many aspects just like cancer. There are also different types of this disease‚ one of these is syphilis. Syphilis has been known to cause devastating epidemics. It killed a lot men and children way back when the cure of this is

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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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  • Research Paper On Syphilis

    Syphilis Caitlin Evans Roane State Community College Abstract What comes to your mind when you hear the word Syphilis? It’s a sexually transmitted disease; it is only transmitted while having sex; once you have it you will always have it‚ etc. While most of these answers are true‚ there are multiple ways of transmission. Syphilis occurs in four different stages: the primary‚ secondary‚ latent‚ and tertiary stage. Each stage effects the oral cavity and body in different ways. Congenital

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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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    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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