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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/21626


Title: orphologic Aspects of Tetratrichomonas didelphidis Isolated from Opossums Didelphis marsupialis and Lutreolina crassicaudata
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2001
Publisher: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
Citation: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (ISSN: 1678-8060) Vol 96 Num 2
Abstract: Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2001, Volume 96, Number 2, pp. 265-271 Morphologic Aspects of Tetratrichomonas didelphidis Isolated from Opossums Didelphis marsupialis and Lutreolina crassicaudata Tiana Tasca*/++, Geraldo Attilio De Carli/+, Luiz Glock*, Emlio Antnio Jeckel-Neto** Code Number: oc01039 ABSTRACT: Tetratrichomonas didelphidis (Hegner & Ratcliffe, 1927) Andersen & Reilly, 1965 is a flagellate protozoan found in the intestine, cecum, and colon of Didelphis marsupialis. The parasitic protozoa used in this study was found and isolated in the intestine of opossums in Pavlova starch-containing medium in Florianpolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, from D. marsupialis and Lutreolina crassicaudata. The strains were cultivated in Diamond medium without maltose and with starch solution, pH 7.5 at 28C. The specimens were stained by the Giemsa method and Heidenhain's iron hematoxylin. The light microscopy study of the trophozoites revealed the same morphologic characteristics as specimens previously described. KEYWORDS: Tetratrichomonas didelphidis, Didelphis marsupialis, Lutreolina crassicaudata, flagellate protozoan, morphology Copyright 2001 Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz Fiocruz
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/21626
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=oc01039
Rights: Copyright 2001 Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
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