Enteromonas

Enteromonas

(en'tĕr-ō-mō'năs, en-ter-om'ŏ-nas),
A genus of flagellate protozoa, one species of which, Enteromonas hominis, is found as a rare nonpathogenic resident in the human large intestine.
[entero- + G. monas, monad]

Enteromonas

a genus of the family Monocercomonadidae of protozoa. None appears to have pathogenic effects.

Enteromonas caviae
found in the cecum of the guinea pig.
Enteromonas hominis
found in the cecum of humans, primates and rodents.
Enteromonas suis
found in the cecum of pigs.
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Frecuencia (a) de protozoos comensales, patogenos, y helmintos en las provincias argentinas analizadas Provincia Especie Buenos Aires Chubut Corrientes Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 14,2 6,9 3,3 Endolimax nana 10,5 3,5 5,0 Enteromonas hominis 5,5 1,5 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 1,4 0,0 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 0,8 0,0 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 13,9 5,9 20,0 Blastocystis sp.
The other intestinal flagellates, Chilomastix mesnili, Enteromonas bominis, Trichomonas bominis (now Pentatrichomonas bominis) and R.
In addition, because the monomorphic genera Enteromonas and Trimitus are composed only of parasitic species, they were taken to represent regressive taxa with progressive reduction of tructural complexity (Kulda and Nohynkova, 1978; Vickerman, 1989).