Isotricha prostoma in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for diagnosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”

Protozoa under the genus Isotricha

Isotricha prostoma protozoa was identified using foldscope. Isotricha prostoma is oval and uniformly covered with cilia.The posterior end is rounded and anterior end is pointed. It is found in the rumen of cattle.

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