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Table 1 Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection among studied school children

From: Intestinal parasitic infection among school children in Dakahlia governorate, Egypt: a cross-sectional study

 

No.

%

Type of intestinal parasitea

Protozoa

E. histolytica/dispar

89

12.3

G. lambilia

62

8.5

Helminthes

A. lumbricoides

41

5.7

A. duodenale

6

0.8

E. vermicularis

49

6.8

H. nana

56

7.7

S. mansoni

2

0.3

Number of parasites

 No infection

487

67.1

 Mono infection

143

19.7

 Double infection

71

9.8

 Triple infection

25

3.4

Total

726

100

  1. aSum is greater than the total due to co-infections of some students