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Research & Reviews  99 results

Was Aldo Castellani the inventor of combined and polyvalent vaccines?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.07.062
Vaccine Borghi L, Riva E

Aug 11th, 2021 - Italian born and long term resident in England, Sir Aldo Castellani (1874-1971), is usually credited with "several discoveries of great importance in tropical medicine", most notably for his role in determining the aetiology of sleeping sickness a...

Evaluation of a LAMP Assay for T. Pallidum. Pertenue
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04753788

Jun 15th, 2021 - This is a diagnostic evaluation comparing the performance of real-time PCR performed at a national reference laboratory and a LAMP assay performed at a regional hospital for the diagnosis of yaws

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 4th, 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 24th, 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 17th, 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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Evaluation of a LAMP Assay for T. Pallidum. Pertenue
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04753788

Jun 15th, 2021 - This is a diagnostic evaluation comparing the performance of real-time PCR performed at a national reference laboratory and a LAMP assay performed at a regional hospital for the diagnosis of yaws

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News  3 results

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about?channel=234
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

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

Nov 11th, 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...

A Convict With Chronic Cellulitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/745263_2

Jun 29th, 2011 - Differential Diagnosis Ulcerative skin diseases are always a challenge, especially in a traveler, and often the only way to make the diagnosis is biopsy for pathology and cultures for unusual organisms. Several rules exist for typical bacterial (S...

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