Growth, morphology and division of flagellates of the genusTrypanoplasma (Protozoa, Kinetoplastida) in vitro

  title={Growth, morphology and division of flagellates of the genusTrypanoplasma (Protozoa, Kinetoplastida) in vitro},
  author={Hana Peckov{\'a} and Jǐr{\'i} Lom},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
Nine strains of trypanoplasms were grown in axenic culture. Cultures ofTrypanoplasma borreli Laveran and Mesnil, 1901 from fish hostsBlicca bjoerkna, Cyprinus carpio, Scardinius erythrophthalmus andTinca tinca and ofT. guerneyorum Minchin, 1909 fromEsox lucius andTrypanoplasma spp. from the leechPiscicola geometra were maintained in biphasic blood-agar medium SNB-9 supplemented with vitamins and antibioties. In culture, the flagellates transformed into smaller, elongated stages with a little… Expand
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