Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Trichomitus rotundus

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3255-2

This trichomonadid species is found in the cecum of pigs; infection is probably due to trophozoites in food and drinking water. Other species are found in reptiles and amphibia. These species are claimed to be involved in occasionally occurring diarrheas.

Keywords

Drinking Water 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany