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Phylogeny and antibiotic resistance of Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum

The species Treponema pallidum includes 4 subspecies. According to the bioinformatic analysis, the syphilis pathogen T. pallidum subsp. pallidum was probably separated from the causative agents of yaws, bejel, and pinta more than 800 years ago. Its …

Development of vaccines against gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia, herpes simplex virus, human immunodeficiency virus and Zika virus

The success in preventing hepatitis B virus and human papillomavirus infections by means of vaccination paves the way for the development of other vaccines to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia, …

Diagnosis and Management of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Russia: Results of Multicenter Pharmacoepidemiological Study

Objective. Objectives: We aimed to reveal the current practice of diagnosis and management of bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in different regions of Russia and to compare it with the current national guidelines. Materials and Methods. A multicenter retrospective study was conducted in 10 different cities of Russia. Randomly selected clinical records of 1250 adult patients (61% male, 39% female, mean age 28.8±9.2) treated for early syphilis (n=341), uncomplicated gonococcal (n=309), chlamydial (n=310), mycoplasma (n=137) and ureaplasma (n=153) infection during the period since January 2007 till December 2007 were analyzed.