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Table 1 Age wise distribution of different entero-parasites

From: Intestinal parasitosis in school children of Lalitpur district of Nepal

Frequency of intestinal parasites Upto 5 years 6-10 years 11-15 years Total Prevalence (%)
(Total cases = 464) (Total cases = 464) (Total cases = 464)
Protozoa 35 73 81 189 13.6
Giardia lamblia 20 42 41 103 7.4
Entamoeba histolytica 6 14 27 47 3.4
Cyclospora cayetanensis 6 10 7 23 1.6
Entamoeba coli 3 6 4 13 1.0
Blastocystis hominis 0 1 2 3 0.2
Helminths 6 16 21 43 3.1
Hymenolepis nana 0 3 10 13 1.0
Ascaris lumbricoides 2 2 6 10 0.7
Trichuris trichiura 0 4 1 5 0.4
Enterobius vermicularis 2 3 1 3 0.4
Taenia spp. 0 1 2 3 0.2
Strongyloides stercoralis 1 2 0 3 0.2
Ancylostoma duodenale 1 1 1 3 0.2
Total 41 (8.83%) 89 (19.18%) 102 (21.98%) 232 16.7