Microbiology

Lets expand on the analysis of the disease or infection of syphilis and the bacteria that causes it. An important characteristic of a medical professional is to make sense of information and then continue to ask questions to collect additional information. You will practice this as you respond to this weeks question. For each of the following, answer the question and then describe what additional questions you might be able to investigate to gain additional information that might enhance your understanding.

What is its genetic composition?
What process was used to identify the genetic composition?
How has this information been used to identify treatments?