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Up to 77 % of Trichomonas vaginalis infections in men are asymptomatic. Sena AC, et al Clin Infect Dis 2007;44:13

In women, over 80% of Trichomonas vaginalis infections are asymptomatic. Van Der Pol B et al  J Clin Microbiol 2006;44:366–73
Trichomonas vaginalis is identified as the etiological agent in 13% of cases of non-gonococcal urethritis in men attending an STI clinic.  Sena AC, et al,  J Infect Dis 2012;206:357–65

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection that affects about 120 million women worldwide every year. Symptoms include vaginal itching and discharge. Oral nitroimidazole drugs are effective treatment. Treatment of partner reduces longer term reinfection rate. Cochrane Reviews
The annual incidence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection is 170 million women worldwide, with an equal number of infected male partners. Holmes KK, Sexually transmitted diseases. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical. 771
Trichomonas vaginalis infection, cervicitis and vaginitis in the HIV-1–uninfected female partner are associated with increased susceptibility to HIV-1 infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases February 1, 2012; 205 (3)
Trichomonas vaginalis is more common in women above the age of 40. Overall incidence of Trichomoniasis was 8.7 % among women undergoing STD tests and 11 % among women over 40. International Society for STD Research Conference, July 2011, Quebec City, Canada
Trichomonas vaginalis infection is associated with preterm labor and excess risk for HIV acquisition in females. The disease is rarely symptomatic in men, who serve as reservoir leading to re-infection. STD 2010 

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