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Trichomonas: Clinical Analysis of a Highly Prevalent and Misdiagnosed Infection

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Trichomonas, an infection caused by the protozoan parasite Trichoonas vaginalis (TV), is a widespread sexually transmitted disease (STD) that affects men and women, though infection is more common in women¹.Typical infection sites are the lower genital tract (vagina, urethra, or vulva) in women and the urethra in men, enabling the parasite to be transferred through penis-to-vagina intercourse or vulva-to-vulva contact with an infected partner.

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