Tritrichomonas foetus

Diagnostic spectrum

General information

Transfer of this causative agent of diarrhoea in cats is perforemd direct orofecally. Transfer of the parasite between species (cattle or pig to cat) is not proven.

Clinically ill animals show diarrhoea typical for diseased large intestine (very frequent and small portions of defecation) – sometimes severe cases resembling giardia infections.