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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