Trichomonas vaginalis.

  title={Trichomonas vaginalis.},
  author={James L. Thomason and Steve Gelbart},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={74 3 Pt 2},
Although not life-threatening, trichomoniasis is a major health problem, especially in women. It is transmitted sexually and has a very high incidence worldwide. We argue that Trichomonas vaginalis is not a commensal. Attempts should be made to identify this pathogen in all suspicious cases. Although culturing remains the most sensitive method to detect T vaginalis, newer methodologies such as monoclonal antibody fluorescent and direct staining make it possible to diagnose an infection with… CONTINUE READING