Syphilis , Chlamydia and Gonorrhea : Bacteriology, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment. Group B6. Epidemiology - Syphilis. Epidemiology - Syphilis. Epidemiology - Syphilis. Epidemiology - Syphilis. Epidemiology - Syphilis. Epidemiology - Syphilis.
3-6 wks post-incubation
Chancres resolve w/in wks even w/o treatment
Some move directly to 2 syphilis
Period in which organism replicates & spreads throughout body
4-10 wks after first signs of primary lesions
If left untreated, can move to 3 syphilis
Sites of replication
Lymph nodes, mucous membranes, liver, joints, muscle, skin
2 syphilis will heal w/in weeks w/o treatment; if left untreated latent &/or 3 syphilis
PT is seropositive during latent phase, thus blood test is required for diagnoses.
Latent stage may persist for years (10-20yrs); if left untreated 3 syphilis
A 34-year-old male presents to your ofice with a painless penile ulcer several weeks after an episode of unprotected sexual intercourse.(bad luck?!) Which of the following is most useful in diagnosing Treponemapallidum infection in this patient?
A 22-year-old female presents with severe pain and swelling in her right knee, left elbow, and left wrist. Joint aspiration of the knee reveals an opaque exudate with high neutrophil content and intracellular organisms. This patient’s symptoms could have most likely been prevented by
Neurosyphillis might present in all of the following form except:
Genital examination of a 31-year-old female reveal yellow discharge from the cervical os that demonstrates abundant neutrophils on light microscopy. The patient will most likely experience which of the following as a sequela of this disease?
Which of the following regarding Chlamydia life cycle is false?