Syphilis is infection with the bacteria Treponema pallidum.
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Syphilis is a sexually-transmitted infectious disease. The bacteria that cause it spread through broken skin or mucous membranes.
Pregnant mothers infected with the disease can pass it to the baby developing in their womb. This is called congenital syphilis.
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