Minimal generation time

Value ~30 hours
Organism Spirochete Treponema pallidum
Reference Baseman JB, Nichols JC, Mogerley S. Capacity of virulent Treponema pallidum (Nichols) for deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis. Infect Immun. 1979 Feb 23(2):392-7. p.395 table 2PubMed ID370016
Primary Source Willcox RR, Guthe T. Treponema pallidum. A bibliographical review of the morphology, culture and survival of T. pallidum and associated organisms. Bull World Health Organ. 1966 35:1-169. p. 36 left column paragraph before lastPubMed ID5335242
Method In vivo growth in rabbits
Entered by Ron Milo - Admin
ID 100293