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Epidemiology and control of endemic syphilis

E. I. Grin

Epidemiology and control of endemic syphilis

report on a mass-treatment campaign in Bosnia

by E. I. Grin

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


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StatementE. I. Grin.
SeriesWorld Health Organization monograph series -- no.11
ContributionsWorld Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18903027M


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Get this from a library. Epidemiology and control of endemic syphilis; report on a mass-treatment campaign in Bosnia. [Ernest I Grin]. Webber/Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Control, 2nd Edition Final Proof am page i This book is dedicated to Michael Colbourne (–), malariologist, teacher and previously Dean at the Universities of Hong Kong and Singapore, who while at the.

Syphilis is divided into stages (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary), with different signs and symptoms associated with each stage. A person with primary syphilis generally has a sore or sores at the original site of infection.

These sores usually occur on or around the genitals, around the anus or in the rectum, or in or around the mouth. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum. The signs and symptoms of syphilis vary depending in which of the four stages it presents (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary).

The primary stage classically presents with a single chancre (a firm, painless, non-itchy skin ulceration usually between 1 cm and 2 cm in diameter Diagnostic method: Blood tests, dark field microscopy of.

Syphilis is an infectious venereal disease caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is transmissible by sexual contact with infectious lesions, from mother to fetus in utero, via blood product transfusion, and occasionally through breaks in.

In epidemiology, an infection is said to be endemic (from Greek ἐν en "in, within" and δῆμος demos "people") in a population when that infection is constantly maintained at a baseline level in a geographic area without external inputs. For example, chickenpox is endemic (steady state) in the UK, but malaria is not.

Every year, there are a few cases of malaria reported in the UK, but. Introduction. The endemic treponemal diseases, consisting of yaws, bejel (endemic syphilis) and pinta, are non-venereal infections closely related to syphilis, and are recognized by WHO as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

1 Each disease is caused by an organism of the genus Treponema; yaws by T. pallidum subspecies pertenue, bejel by T. subsp. endemicum, and pinta by T.

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Reservoir. Rubella is a human disease. There is no known animal reservoir. Although infants with CRS may shed rubella virus for an extended period, a true carrier state has not been described. Like venereal syphilis, they have a chronic relapsing course and have prominent cutaneous manifestations.

Recently, several cases of imported yaws and endemic syphilis have been described in Europe. [] The cutaneous manifestations of congenial syphilis tend to appear during the first few weeks or months of life.

Syphilis is. The evolving epidemiology of syphilis. Australia together with the public health approaches appropriate for an endemic area. and augmented strategies for their control have been described.

The epidemiology and clinical features depend on geography, with yaws being found in hot, humid climates and endemic syphilis in dry climates. Pinta, a milder disease, has been described among indigenous people in the Amazon region and Central America. 6 Yaws is caused by T. pallidum subsp. pertenue, endemic Epidemiology and control of endemic syphilis book is caused by T.

pallidum Author: David Mabey, John Richens. Syphilis is an infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum, which belongs to the Spirochaetaceae family.

The genus name, Treponema, is derived from the Greek term for "turning thread." Pathogenic members of this genus include T pallidum, T pertenue, and T carateum. Between andSchaudinn and Hoffman identified T pallidum as the cause of syphilis, and.

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From this analysis the cause and characteristics of a disease can be worked out. The first chapters of this book look at communicable disease theory and formulating common principles in both epidemiology and control.

Numerous data on the history of endemic syphilis can be found in E. Lanceareaux's book 17 in the chapter on endemic epidemic of syphilis and in K. Grön's monograph in J. Jadasshon's Handbook, 10 even if he did not differentiate completely endemic from accidental syphilis and believed that in the first half of the 20th century endemic syphilis Cited by: 3.

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Chapter 16 Disease and Epidemiology Figure Signs like this may seem self-explanatory today, but a few short centuries ago, people lacked a basic understanding of how diseases spread. Microbiology has greatly contributed to the field of epidemiology, which.

Epidemiology and Control of Endemic Syphilis: A Report on a Mass-Treatment Campaign in Bosnia By James K. Shafer Topics: Book ReviewAuthor: James K. Shafer. EPIDEMIOLOGY. Distributed worldwide, except in Antarctica, but most often associated with river valleys.

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The endemic treponematoses are chronic diseases that are transmitted by direct contact, usually during childhood, and, like syphilis, can cause severe late manifestations years after initial infection.

These diseases are caused by very close relatives of Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum, the etiologic agent of venereal syphilis. Yaws. Between andmany common diseases were linked with their etiologic agents, including cholera, diphtheria, gonorrhea, meningitis, plague, syphilis, tetanus, and tuberculosis.

Today, we use the molecular Koch’s postulates, a variation of Koch’s original postulates that can be used to establish a link between the disease state and. Public Health Epidemiology Usually, great achievements and breakthroughs in most aspects of medical care, such as procedures in diagnostics and therapy, are highly esteemed over extended periods of time, because the disease for which the procedures were introduced is still prevalent.

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While typhoid fever and typhus are susceptible to control, the question of endemic syphilis in Bosnia and Herzegovina has yet to be solved and forms a special war problem which already affects Austria. The disease spread with extraordinary rapidity especially among the Mohammedan population after the occupation [apparently the occupation by the Austro-Hungarian Empire].Cited by: 3.

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The incidence of reported syphilis rose from per inwhen legislation was passed requiring practitioners and laboratories to report Cited by: 2. SUMMARY Syphilis is a chronic disease with a waxing and waning course, the manifestations of which have been described for centuries.

It occurs worldwide, and the incidence varies significantly with geographic location. Transmission is mainly by sexual contact.

The causative organism, Treponema pallidum, was first described inbut because of the inability to culture the organism Cited by: Epidemiology Chapter One. of health-related states or events in human populations and the application of this study to the prevention and control of health problems.

Analytic Epidemiology ongoing, usual, or constant presence of a disease in a community or among a group of people; a disease is said to be endemic when it continually.

(See "Leptospirosis: Epidemiology, microbiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis".) Syphilis – Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection; secondary syphilis consists of several clinical manifestations including elevated serum alkaline phosphatase, often with normal or only slightly abnormal transaminases.

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In remote areas with previous endemic syphilis, a significant number of people aged over 40 years will return a reactive result, the majority of whom have been adequately treated in the past 2 Both reactive and non-reactive test results need to be recorded in the client’s medical record and relayed to the regional PHU syphilis register as per.

These guidelines for the control of infectious diseases provide detailed information about common and rare diseases that may pose public health concerns. Each topic includes sections on notification and childcare exclusion, identification of symptoms, incubation periods, modes of transmission and control measures.

Tertiary syphilis: Can cause bony, cardiovascular and neurological changes in up to one-third of untreated people at least seven years after the initial infection but is now rare due to effective treatment and the widespread use of antibiotics.

Congenital syphilis: Syphilis can be transmitted from mother to baby during pregnancy and at delivery.