Parasitología al día
versión impresa ISSN 0716-0720
TASCA, Tiana y DE CARLI, Geraldo A. PREVALENCE OF Trichomonas gallinae FROM THE UPPER DIGESTIVE TRACT OF THE COMMON PIGEON, Columba livia IN THE SOUTHERN BRAZILIAN STATE, RIO GRANDE DO SUL. Parasitol. día [online]. 1999, vol.23, n.1-2, pp. 42-43. ISSN 0716-0720. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-07201999000100007.
ABSTRACT Trichomonas gallinae (Rivolta, 1878) is a parasitic protozoan of the upper digestive tract and various organs of different avian groups, being common among the Columbids, was isolated described and its prevalence studies in the Southern Brazilian State, Rio Grande do Sul. The morphology study of the live specimens done by examination of fresh and stained specimens, showed that the T. gallinae isolated has the same morphological characteristics as the upper digestive tract trichomonads previously described by other authors
Palabras clave : Trichomonas gallinae; Columba livia,; columbiformes; domestic pigeon; isolation; upper digestive tract; in vitro cultivation.