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The method of division of Trepomonas agilis in culture

  • Ann Bishop (a1)

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Trepomonas Agilis, first described by Dujardin (1841), is commonly found in ponds rich in decaying organic matter, and in infusions. This flagellate was well known to early workers (Stein, 1878; Kent, 1880–2; Bütschli, 1878, 1889; Klebs, 1892; and others), but owing to its rapid movements they had difficulty in studying its structure and counting its flagella. More recently Wenyon & Broughton-Alcock (1924) found a Trepomonas occurring, together with a species of Bodo, coprozoically in a mucous stool from a human being suffering from colitis.

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The method of division of Trepomonas agilis in culture

  • Ann Bishop (a1)

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