Trichomonadida

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Trichomonadida

[‚trik·ə·mə′näd·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the protozoan class Zoomastigophorea which contains four families of uninucleate species.
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After the 72 hours, those kits and cultures were recorded as negative which showed no trichomonad activity.
This patient likely has had trichomonads present at low density since she was infected months or years earlier.
Trichomonads lose motility quickly when at ambient temperature (3) and appear, in size and shape, similar to white blood cells, which are plentiful in women with discharge.
To the Editor: Trichomonads are flagellated protozoa with several species capable of infecting or colonizing humans.
Phylogenetic position of the trichomonad parasite of turkeys, Histomonas meleagridis (Smith) Tyzzer, inferred from small subunit rRNA sequence.
These purportedly primitively amitochondriate protists included the microsporidia, pelobionts, diplomonads, retortamonads, oxymonads, entamoebae, trichomonads, and other parabasalids.
duodenalis cysts and trophozoites (Figure 1) and detected other elements showing clear morphological features of trichomonads trophozoites (Figure 2).
Microscopy - saline wet mount for motile trichomonads, gram staining and KOH mount of smears were done (and same was whiffed for presence of fishy odor).
The discharge results were negative for trichomonads and Gram-negative diplococci were not visible within phagocytes, direct microscopic fungi tests were negative, and cultures for general bacteria, gonococci, Ureaplasma urealyticum , and fungi showed negative results.
The detection limit of microscopy is about 100 pear-shaped trichomonads with characteristic jerky or quivering motility per ml of specimen (10).
Trichomonads were observed and reported to the physician within minutes of receipt of the specimen, and the patient was treated immediately.
Pseudohyphae, spores, trichomonads and clue cells are absent, and leukocytes are scarce or absent," says Hills.