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Table 1 Summary of clinical and serological information on active yaws cases (n = 4)

From: Yaws in the Philippines: first reported cases since the 1970s

STUDY SITEAGESEXDPP RESULTTPPA TITERINTERPRETATIONCLINICAL DIAGNOSISPatient GroupSkin Findings
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TREPONEMAL ANTIBODYNON-TREPONEMAL ANTIBODYCONTROL
Site F SULTAN KUDARAT5FReactiveReactive+-Active & UntreatedSecondary Yawsstudentmultiple dry scaly papules on dorsum of feet
Site H COTABATO10MReactiveReactive+1:320Active & UntreatedSecondary Yawscommunitylarge, moist, yellow crusted papillomas left axilla, yellow crusted nodules on left knee, large whitish scaly papular plaque left thigh
9MReactiveReactive+1:320Active & UntreatedSecondary Yaws; Plantar yawscommunityface: yellow crusted pink nodule upper lip area; neck - hypertrophic scar; arms - multiple scaly whitish papules; thighs - hypopigmented patches; legs- dark brown patches with nodule ontop; feet - scaly hypopigmented papular plaques; soles - dry erosions and single moist pink-yellow nodule in erosion of heel
5FReactiveReactive+1:320Active & UntreatedSecondary Yawscommunitymultiple small, scaly whitish macules; black crusted erosion on elbow
  1. F Female, M Male, DPP Dual Path Platform Syphilis Screen and Confirm Assay, TPPA Treponema Pallidum Particle Agglutination, VDRL Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test