Pentatrichomonas

Pentatrichomonas

(pen'tă-trik'ŏ-mō'nas, pen'tă-trī-kom'ŏ-nas),
A genus of parasitic protozoan flagellates, formerly part of the genus Trichomonas but now separated as a distinct genus by the presence of five anterior flagella and a granular parabasal body. The species Pentatrichomonas hominis lives as a commensal in the colon of humans and other primates, dogs, cats, oxen, and various rodents.
[penta- + Trichomonas]
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26 30,23 Endolimax nana 13 15,11 Complejo Entamoeba 7 8,13 Giardia intestinais 2 2,32 Entamoeba coli 2 2,32 Pentatrichomonas hominis 1 1,16 Tipo de Parasitismo Monoparasitismo 28 32,55 Poliparasitismo 15 17,44 Asociaciones Parasitarias B.sp+ Complejo Entamoeba 5 5,81 Complejo Entamoeba +E.
Meanwhile, the dog isolate (D34) was identical with Pentatrichomonas hominis DQ412643 with 99% similarity.
Pentatrichomonas hominis has been isolated from the human gastrointestinal tract, and Trichomonas tenax, a human oropharynx commensal, has caused empyema in immunocompomised persons.
The other intestinal flagellates, Chilomastix mesnili, Enteromonas bominis, Trichomonas bominis (now Pentatrichomonas bominis) and R.
tenax, found in the mouth, and Pentatrichomonas hominis, found in the intestine.
dispar 65 34,03 Endolimax nana 46 24,08 Iodamoeba butschlii 26 13,61 Giardia lamblia 25 13,09 Chilomastix mesnili 18 9,42 Pentatrichomonas hominis 10 5,24 Balantidium coli 1 0,52 Entamoeba hartmanni 1 0,52 Helmintos Ancylostomideos 59 30,89 Ascaris lumbricoides 19 9,95 Hymenolepis nana 8 4,19 Trichuris trichiura 5 2,62 * Incluidas las asociaciones parasitarias.