Ultrastructural study of a tetratrichomonad isolated from pig fecal samples

  title={Ultrastructural study of a tetratrichomonad isolated from pig fecal samples},
  author={Windell L Rivera and Albert Joseph B. Lupisan and John Michael P. Baking},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
Trichomonads found in pigs include the commensal Tritrichomonas suis (more well known because of its synonymy to Tritrichomonas foetus, a trichomonad parasite of cattle and other animals) and Tetratrichomonas buttreyi, which appear similar to Tritrichomonas suis under the light microscope. A trichomonad isolated from pig fecal samples was subjected to scanning and transmission electron microscopy for ultrastructural study. The organism’s ultrastructure revealed features commonly found in… CONTINUE READING


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