Trichomitus

Trichomitus

a genus of trichomonads in the family Trichomonadidae.

Trichomitus fecalis
found in human feces.
Trichomitus rotunda
found in the cecum and colon of pigs. Not thought to be pathogenic.
Trichomitus wenyoni
found in the cecum and colon of rodents and rhesus monkeys.
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Sequences from 3 microscopically negative pig samples (all from farm 1) had a high homology (96%) with Trichomitus batrachorum, a flagellate of reptiles, although the sequence could originate from T.
fragilis ([dagger]) P111 - ND P113 - ND P116 - ND P122 - ND P131 - ND P133 - ND Pig 1 + Trichomitus ([paragraph]) Pig 2 - ND Pig 3 + Trichomitus ([paragraph]) Pig 4 - ND Pig 5 + Trichomitus ([paragraph]) Pig 6 - ND Pig 7 - ND Pig 8 - ND Pig 9 - ND Pig 10 - ND DF-P1 - ND DF-P2 - ND DF-P3 - ND DF-P4 - ND H1 + D.