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Short answer question. Give the name of causal organism of syphilis and write on its symptoms. - Biology

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Short answer question.

Give the name of causal organism of syphilis and write on its symptoms.

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Solution

  1. Causative agent:
    Treponema pallidum (Bacteria)
  2. Symptoms:
    Primary lesion called chancre at the site of infection. The chancre is formed on the external genitalia, skin rashes, and mild fever, inflamed joints, loss of hair. Paralysis, Degenerative changes occur in the heart and brain.
Concept: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Reproduction in Lower and Higher Animals
Exercises | Q 4.6 | Page 48

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