Molecular Typing of Treponema pallidum in Ocular Syphilis.
From the *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; †Department of Neurology, and ‡Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.
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Sexually transmitted diseases
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Ocular syphilis is a serious sequela of syphilis. In this preliminary study, clear evidence of a predominant oculotropic strain causing ocular syphilis was not detected. Identification of cases and prompt treatment is critical in the management of ocular syphilis.
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