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What is syphilis virus?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Bacteria, not virus

There is no syphilis virus.
Syphilis is a bacterial disease, caused by treponema pallidum, a spirochete.

In brief: Bacteria, not virus

There is no syphilis virus.
Syphilis is a bacterial disease, caused by treponema pallidum, a spirochete.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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