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Research & Reviews  249 results

Yaws Disease Caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue in Wild Chimpanzee, Guine...
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.191713
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://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0243
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...

Yaws in the Philippines: first reported cases since the 1970s.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6990502
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Dofitas BL, Kalim SP et. al.

Jan 30th, 2020 - Yaws is a chronic, highly contagious skin and bone infection affecting children living in impoverished, remote communities and caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue. The Philippines was thought to be free of yaws following the 1950s era...

Multiplex Mediator Displacement Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Detection of...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6986840
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Becherer L, Knauf S et. al.

Jan 21st, 2020 - Yaws, a neglected tropical disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue, manifests as ulcerative skin lesions. Nucleic acid amplification tests, like loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), are versatile tools to d...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  257 results

Yaws Disease Caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue in Wild Chimpanzee, Guine...
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.191713
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://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0243
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...

Yaws in the Philippines: first reported cases since the 1970s.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6990502
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Dofitas BL, Kalim SP et. al.

Jan 30th, 2020 - Yaws is a chronic, highly contagious skin and bone infection affecting children living in impoverished, remote communities and caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue. The Philippines was thought to be free of yaws following the 1950s era...

Multiplex Mediator Displacement Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Detection of...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6986840
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Becherer L, Knauf S et. al.

Jan 21st, 2020 - Yaws, a neglected tropical disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue, manifests as ulcerative skin lesions. Nucleic acid amplification tests, like loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), are versatile tools to d...

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News  4 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...

Yaws Cured With Single Dose of Oral Azithromycin
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/758789

Feb 15th, 2012 - February 16, 2012 — A single oral dose of azithromycin is as effective as injected benzathine benzylpenicillin for treating yaws among children living in Papua New Guinea, according to the findings of an open-label, noninferiority, randomized tria...

Outcome Predictors in Treatment of Yaws
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/745464

Abstract and Introduction Abstract To estimate failure rates after treatment with benzathine penicillin and to identify determinants of failure that affected outcomes for yaws, we conducted a cohort study of 138 patients; treatment failed in 24 (1...

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