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Research & Reviews  267 results

No Serological Evidence of Trachoma or Yaws Among Residents of Registered Camps and Mak...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8176462
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Cooley GM, Feldstein LR et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Successful achievement of global targets for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem and eradication of yaws will require control efforts to reach marginalized populations, including refugees. Testing for serologic evidence of transmiss...

Epidemiologic and Genomic Reidentification of Yaws, Liberia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8007311
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Timothy JWS, Beale MA et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - We confirmed endemicity and autochthonous transmission of yaws in Liberia after a population-based, community-led burden estimation (56,825 participants). Serologically confirmed yaws was rare and focal at population level (24 cases; 2.6 [95% CI 1...

Ulcerative skin lesions among children in Cameroon: It is not always Yaws.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7909670
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ndzomo Ngono JP, Tchatchouang S et. al.

Feb 16th, 2021 - Outbreaks of yaws-like ulcerative skin lesions in children are frequently reported in tropical and sub-tropical countries. The origin of these lesions might be primarily traumatic or infectious; in the latter case, Treponema pallidum subspecies pe...

Antibody Responses to Two Recombinant Treponemal Antigens (rp17 and TmpA) before and af...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8091825
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Parameswaran N, Mitjà O et. al.

Feb 11th, 2021 - WHO and its partners aim to interrupt yaws transmission in countries of endemicity and to certify others as being yaws-free. Transmission can be assessed using rapid plasma reagin (RPR) tests, reflecting current or recent infection, but RPR is ope...

Yaws, Haemophilus ducreyi, and Other Bacterial Causes of Cutaneous Ulcer Disease in the...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.det.2020.08.002
Dermatologic Clinics; G-Beiras C, Ubals M et. al.

Nov 24th, 2020 - Cutaneous ulcers in the tropics are a painful and debilitating condition that anchors people into poverty. In rural regions of the South Pacific, infectious cutaneous ulcers are caused mainly by bacteria, including Treponema pallidum pertenue (yaw...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  269 results

No Serological Evidence of Trachoma or Yaws Among Residents of Registered Camps and Mak...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8176462
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Cooley GM, Feldstein LR et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Successful achievement of global targets for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem and eradication of yaws will require control efforts to reach marginalized populations, including refugees. Testing for serologic evidence of transmiss...

Epidemiologic and Genomic Reidentification of Yaws, Liberia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8007311
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Timothy JWS, Beale MA et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - We confirmed endemicity and autochthonous transmission of yaws in Liberia after a population-based, community-led burden estimation (56,825 participants). Serologically confirmed yaws was rare and focal at population level (24 cases; 2.6 [95% CI 1...

Ulcerative skin lesions among children in Cameroon: It is not always Yaws.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7909670
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ndzomo Ngono JP, Tchatchouang S et. al.

Feb 16th, 2021 - Outbreaks of yaws-like ulcerative skin lesions in children are frequently reported in tropical and sub-tropical countries. The origin of these lesions might be primarily traumatic or infectious; in the latter case, Treponema pallidum subspecies pe...

Antibody Responses to Two Recombinant Treponemal Antigens (rp17 and TmpA) before and af...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8091825
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Parameswaran N, Mitjà O et. al.

Feb 11th, 2021 - WHO and its partners aim to interrupt yaws transmission in countries of endemicity and to certify others as being yaws-free. Transmission can be assessed using rapid plasma reagin (RPR) tests, reflecting current or recent infection, but RPR is ope...

Yaws, Haemophilus ducreyi, and Other Bacterial Causes of Cutaneous Ulcer Disease in the...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.det.2020.08.002
Dermatologic Clinics; G-Beiras C, Ubals M et. al.

Nov 24th, 2020 - Cutaneous ulcers in the tropics are a painful and debilitating condition that anchors people into poverty. In rural regions of the South Pacific, infectious cutaneous ulcers are caused mainly by bacteria, including Treponema pallidum pertenue (yaw...

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News  1 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...

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