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Trichomonas Infections

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Donald E. Burgess PhD Collection Scientist

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0178

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Burgess, D. E. 2010. Trichomonas Infections. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. American Type Culture Collection, Protistology, Manassas, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Structure and Life Cycle
  • 4
    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics
  • 5
    Clinical Aspects
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Pathology
  • 8
    Diagnosis
  • 9
    Epidemiology and Control
  • 10
    Chemotherapy
  • 11
    Vaccination
  • 12
    Integrated Control

Keywords:

  • trichomonas infections;
  • trichomonas vaginalis-parasitic protozoan;
  • hydrogenosome-osmiophilic, dense granule;
  • macrophages and polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN)-killing trichomonas vaginalis;
  • trichomoniasis-sexually transmitted disease, cause of vaginitis and exocervicitis;
  • koilocytotic atypia-human papilloma virus infection;
  • microscopy and culture procedures for detecting T. vaginalis;
  • metronidazole, tinidazole, and ornidazole-5-nitroimidazole compounds in vaginal trichomoniasis;
  • examination, treatment and continued surveillance-controlling trichomoniasis