Trichomonas vaginalis

Trichomonas vaginalis is a protozoal (single-celled) parasite belonging to the Trichomonadidae family.

It is the pathogen of trichomoniasis, which may manifest as vaginitis (in women) or urethritis (in men).

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

For a successful inactivation of parasites, specific disinfectants effective against parasites are required.

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