Download
syphilis n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Syphilis PowerPoint Presentation

Syphilis

106 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Syphilis

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Syphilis By Julio and David

  2. What is my disease? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacteria Treponemapallidum subspecies pallidum. The primary route of transmission is through sexual contact however it may also be transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy or at birth resulting in congenital syphilis. Other human diseases caused by related Treponemapallidum include yaws (subspecies pertenue), pinta (subspecies carateum) and bejel (subspecies endemicum).

  3. How do I contract? • Syphilis is transmitted by direct contact with a sore on the mouth, genital area or anusRead more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_can_you_contract_syphilis#ixzz1YQUHZXV9

  4. How do I cure? • healtSyphilis is normally treated with penicillin, but if you have a penicillin alergy, another antibiotic substance would likely be usedRead more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_cure_syphilis#ixzz1YQV6GAW5h care provider

  5. Resources? • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syphilis