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trichomonad

 [trik″o-mo´nad]
a parasite of the genus Trichomonas.

trich·o·mo·nad

(trik'ō-mō'nad, trik'ō-mon'ad),
Common name for members of the family Trichomonadidae.

trichomonad

/tricho·mo·nad/ (-mo´nad) a parasite of the genus Trichomonas.

trichomonad

(trĭk′ə-mō′năd′)
n.
Any of various flagellate protozoans of the order Trichomonadida, including several of the genus Trichomonas that occur as parasites in the digestive and urogenital tracts of vertebrates.

trich′o·mo·nad′al (-năd′l), trich′o·mon′al (-mō′nəl) adj.

trich·o·mo·nad

(trik'ō-mō'nad)
Common name for members of the family Trichomonadidae.

trichomonad

any member of the protozoan order Trichomonadida (Zoomastigophora), in earlier classifications. In more modern classifications, the group is considered to be of kingdom-equivalent status. Trichomonads occur typically in the respiratory, reproductive and intestinal tracts of animals and some forms are pathogenic. Cells typically have four to six flagella.

trichomonad

a parasite of the genera Trichomonas, Tritrichomonas, Tetratrichomonas.
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InPouch kits which were remained free of trichomonad activity after 3 days of incubation were recorded as negative.
This patient likely has had trichomonads present at low density since she was infected months or years earlier.
In cats, T foetus is considered trichomonads with no existing cyst form; nevertheless, formation of pseudocysts or of true cysts has been already observed in several trichomonads, probably as a response to environmental stress [18].
On each of the following 3 days, a drop of the incubated medium was examined microscopically for the presence of motile trichomonads.
A culture was considered positive if at least 1 trichomonad was observed by microscopy.
The presence of trichomonads was determined by its characteristic size, shape and mobility in both tests, the specificity was therefore considered the same for both the wet mount and the InPouch TV method.
Trichomonads Parasitic in Humans, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989, pp.
The entamoebic Fe-hydrogenase 2 was much more similar (>38% amino acid identities) to predicted long Fe-hydrogenases of Bacteroides fragilis and Treponema denticola than to short Fe-hydrogenases of entamoebas, giardias, trichomonads, and other anaerobic bacteria (<28% amino acid identities; Fig.
Giardia shares similar characteristics with other anaerobic protozoan: the trichomonads and Entamoeba species.
Metronidazole is an antibiotic that is indicated for the treatment of anaerobic bacteria and trichomonads.
Trichomonads often are an incidental finding on examination of spun urine specimens, so the researchers did a retrospective study to determine whether assessing both types of specimens would improve diagnostic sensitivity.
5, or trichomonads or increased polys viewed on the wet mount.