Scanning Electron Micrograph of the Spirochete Treponema pallidum

Treponema pallidum, the bacterium that causes syphilis, is an example of a spirochete.

By Content Providers(s): CDC/ Janice Haney Carr [Public domain].
Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: August, 2017
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