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Table 2 Patients harboring double infections and types of parasite combinations in diarrheal patients at Gondar teaching hospital, October 2006 to March 2007.

From: Intestinal parasitosis and shigellosis among diarrheal patients in Gondar teaching hospital, northwest Ethiopia

Parasite combinations Male (n = 180) Female (n = 204) Total (n = 384)
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Al, Sst 0 (0) 1 (0.49) 1 (0.26)
Al, Sm 0 (0) 1 (0.49) 1 (0.26)
Al, Eh, 0 (0) 1 (0.49) 1 (0.26)
Al, Ib 1 (0.55) 0 (0) 1(0.26)
Al, Gl 1 (0.55) 1 (0.49) 2 (0.52)
Eh, Gl 1 (0.55) 0 (0) 1 (0.26)
Eh, Sm 2 (1.1) 0 (0) 2 (0.52)
Eh, Sst 0 (0) 2 (0.99) 2 (0.52)
Sm, Gl 1 (0.55) 1 (0.49) 2 (0.52)
Gl, Ib 1 (0.55) 0 (0) 1 (0.26)
Total 7(3.9) 7(3.4) 14(3.6)
  1. Keys: Al- Ascaris lumbricoides, Sst- Strongyloides stercoralis, Hy spp.-Hymenolepis species, Sm- Schistosoma mansoni, Eh- Entamoeba histolytica, Gl- Giardia lamblia, Cp- Cryptosporidium parvum, Ib-Isospora belli, Hw-Hookworm.