First report of feline intestinal trichomoniasis caused by Tritrichomonas foetus in Korea.

@article{Lim2010FirstRO,
  title={First report of feline intestinal trichomoniasis caused by Tritrichomonas foetus in Korea.},
  author={Sun Lim and Sang-Ik Park and Kyu-Sung Ahn and D. Oh and J. Ryu and SungShik Shin},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={
          247-51
        }
}
Feline intestinal tritrichomoniasis by Tritrichomonas foetus was first recognized in USA in 1999 and has so far been reported from UK, Norway, Switzerland, and Australia, but not from the Far East Asian countries. In November 2008, 2 female and male littermate Siamese cats, 6-month old, raised in a household in Korea were referred from a local veterinary clinic with a history of chronic persistent diarrhea. A direct smear examination of fecal specimens revealed numerous trichomonad trophozoites… Expand
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