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Research & Reviews  253 results

Pharmacokinetic and safety study of co-administration of albendazole, diethylcarbamazin...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1202
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; John LN, Bjerum C et. al.

Aug 19th, 2020 - Pharmacokinetic data are a pre-requisite to integrated implementation of large-scale mass drug administration (MDA) for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). We investigated the safety and drug interactions of a combination of azithromycin (AZI) tar...

Serosurvey of Treponema pallidum infection among children with skin ulcers in the Taran...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7268494
BMC Infectious Diseases; Lubinza CKC, Lueert S et. al.

Jun 4th, 2020 - The first yaws eradication campaign reduced the prevalence of yaws by 95%. In recent years, however, yaws has reemerged and is currently subject to a second, ongoing eradication campaign. Yet, the epidemiological status of Tanzania and 75 other co...

Yaws Disease Caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue in Wild Chimpanzee, Guine...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7258472
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Mubemba B, Chanove E et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Yaws-like lesions are widely reported in wild African great apes, yet the causative agent has not been confirmed in affected animals. We describe yaws-like lesions in a wild chimpanzee in Guinea for which we demonstrate infection with Treponema pa...

A Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for the Detection of Treponema pallidum ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7356415
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Basing LAW, Simpson SV et. al.

Apr 21st, 2020 - The eradication of yaws caused by Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue is constrained by the lack of rapid, accurate diagnosis. We sought to develop a molecular point-of-care test for the diagnosis of yaws. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (...

Factors associated with cutaneous ulcers among children in two yaws-endemic districts i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7066816
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Okine RNA, Sarfo B et. al.

Mar 12th, 2020 - Yaws is a chronic relapsing disease caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertunue, which can result in severe disability and deformities. Children below the age of 15 years in resource-poor communities are the most affected. Several non-specifi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  257 results

Pharmacokinetic and safety study of co-administration of albendazole, diethylcarbamazin...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1202
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; John LN, Bjerum C et. al.

Aug 19th, 2020 - Pharmacokinetic data are a pre-requisite to integrated implementation of large-scale mass drug administration (MDA) for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). We investigated the safety and drug interactions of a combination of azithromycin (AZI) tar...

Serosurvey of Treponema pallidum infection among children with skin ulcers in the Taran...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7268494
BMC Infectious Diseases; Lubinza CKC, Lueert S et. al.

Jun 4th, 2020 - The first yaws eradication campaign reduced the prevalence of yaws by 95%. In recent years, however, yaws has reemerged and is currently subject to a second, ongoing eradication campaign. Yet, the epidemiological status of Tanzania and 75 other co...

Yaws Disease Caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue in Wild Chimpanzee, Guine...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7258472
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Mubemba B, Chanove E et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Yaws-like lesions are widely reported in wild African great apes, yet the causative agent has not been confirmed in affected animals. We describe yaws-like lesions in a wild chimpanzee in Guinea for which we demonstrate infection with Treponema pa...

A Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for the Detection of Treponema pallidum ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7356415
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Basing LAW, Simpson SV et. al.

Apr 21st, 2020 - The eradication of yaws caused by Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue is constrained by the lack of rapid, accurate diagnosis. We sought to develop a molecular point-of-care test for the diagnosis of yaws. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (...

Factors associated with cutaneous ulcers among children in two yaws-endemic districts i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7066816
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Okine RNA, Sarfo B et. al.

Mar 12th, 2020 - Yaws is a chronic relapsing disease caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertunue, which can result in severe disability and deformities. Children below the age of 15 years in resource-poor communities are the most affected. Several non-specifi...

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News  2 results

Single Dose of Azithromycin Effective for Latent Yaws
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/888290

Nov 10th, 2017 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A single dose of azithromycin, known to cure active yaws, also effectively treat latent yaws, researchers say. Dr. Oriol Mitja of the University of Barcelona, Spain, told Reuters Health, "Yaws is a neglected tropical sk...

Diseases affecting the poorest can be eliminated, scientists say
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-disease-eradication/diseases-affecting-the-poorest-can-be-eliminated-scientists-say-idUSKBN0LN1I420150219

Feb 19th, 2015 - LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is a little known disease but it could make medical history if scientists’ predictions are correct: yaws could completely disappear by 2020, given the right resources. The only disease ever to have been era...

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