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Research & Reviews 116 results
BMJ Open; Handley BL, González-Beiras C et. al.
Mar 31st, 2022 - Yaws, caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue, is a neglected tropical disease targeted for eradication by 2030. Improved diagnostics will be essential to meet this goal. Diagnosis of yaws has relied heavily on clinical and sero...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Beiras CG, Marks M et. al.
Mar 22nd, 2022 - In yaws-endemic areas, children with Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue infection may suffer recurrent episodes due to either reinfection or relapse. However, the possibility of infection with other cutaneous ulcer causative agents and difficultie...
The New England Journal of Medicine; John LN, Beiras CG et. al.
Jan 6th, 2022 - Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue causes yaws. Strategies to better control, eliminate, and eradicate yaws are needed. In an open-label, cluster-randomized, community-based trial conducted in a yaws-endemic area of Papua New Guinea, we random...
Oct 25th, 2021 - Background Yaws is the most prevalent infectious, nonvenereal treponemal disease and is caused by Treponema pallidumpertenue. Yaws, endemic syphilis (bejel), and pinta collectively constitute the endemic treponematoses. Yaws is transmitted by dire...
Oct 19th, 2021 - Background Treponematosis, also known as treponemiasis, traditionally refers to the group of nonvenereal diseases (including endemic syphilis [nonvenereal syphilis]) caused by Treponema species that are morphologically and serologically identical ...
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Clinicaltrials.gov 2 results
Feb 28th, 2019 - Recent studies have shown that single-dose combination therapy with three antifilarial drugs (Ivermectin [IVE] + DEC + ALB) called IDA is superior to current regimens used in LF elimination and may help accelerate LF elimination. WHO guidelines ha...
Apr 13th, 2012 - Regulatory status: Investigational - Randomized Clinical Trial. Registered product for antibacterial therapy BACKGROUND Penicillin remains the drug of choice for the treatment of endemic treponematoses including yaws. This type of treatment is eff...
News 6 results
Jan 6th, 2022 - (Reuters Health) - As a strategy for halting the spread of yaws, mass administration of three rounds of azithromycin at six-month intervals was four times more effective than a single round followed by two rounds of targeted treatment, according t...
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.
Feb 14th, 2018 - It's official: influenza-associated hospitalizations are significantly higher this flu season than when the CDC started its current tracking system in 2010. The portion of pneumonia and influenza-associated deaths has passed the 10% threshold. Che...
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...
Liaqat Ali, MD, Thomas Helm, MD et. al.
Sep 22nd, 2014 - The Diagnosis: Lues Maligna Biopsy revealed dense nodular aggregates of lymphocytes, histiocytes, and abundant plasma cells in both the superficial and deep dermis (Figure 1). There were perivascular and periadnexal aggregates of lymphocytes, hist.