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Query: NC_000919:545141 Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum str. Nichols, complete genome

D: 41.6809

Host Lineage: Treponema pallidum; Treponema; Spirochaetaceae; Spirochaetales; Spirochaetes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was originally isolated in 1912 from a neurosyphilitic patient and is virulent. This organism is the causative agent of endemic and venereal syphilis. This sexual transmitted disease was first discovered in Europe at the end of the fifteenth century, however, the causative agent was not identified until 1905. At one time syphilis was the third most commonly reported communicable disease in the USA. Syphilis is characterized by multiple clinical stages and long periods of latent, asymptomatic infection. Although effective therapies have been available since the introduction of penicillin, syphilis remains a global health problem. This organisms is divided into subspecies each of which causes a specific disease. T. pallidum causes the venereal disease syphilis. T. pertenue, T. carateum and T. endemicum cause the skin infections yaws, pinta and bejel, respectively.

Number of Neighbours: 4




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Subject IslandSubject Host Description Compositional Similarity Proposed Island FlowSubject Island D
NC_010741:546573Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum SS14, complete genome99.3719 %Subject ←→ Query41.5824
NC_010741:107370*Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum SS14, complete genome75.9344 %Subject ←→ Query33.9494
NC_000919:107373*Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum str. Nichols, complete genome75.9344 %Subject ←→ Query33.8461
NC_015714:542679Treponema paraluiscuniculi Cuniculi A chromosome, complete genome95.2114 %Subject ←→ Query42.5222