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Table 2 Distribution of entero-parasites in different types of school

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

Intestinal parasites Private school Government Community Total Prevalence (%)
(Total cases = 450) School (Total cases = 475) School (Total cases = 467)
Protozoa 41 133 15 189 13.6
Giardia lamblia 27 69 7 103 7.4
Entamoeba histolytica 8 37 2 47 3.4
Cyclospora cayetanensis 4 16 3 23 1.6
Entamoeba coli 2 9 2 13 1.0
Blastocystis hominis 0 2 1 3 0.2
Helminths 3 37 3 43 3.1
Hymenolepis nana 0 13 0 13 1.0
Ascaris lumbricoides 2 6 2 10 0.7
Trichuris trichiura 0 5 0 5 0.4
Enterobius vermicularis 0 6 0 3 0.2
Taenia spp. 0 3 0 3 0.2
Strongyloides stercoralis 0 3 0 3 0.2
Ancylostoma duodenale 1 1 1 3 0.2
Total 44 (9.8%) 170 (35.8%) 18 (3.9%) 232 16.7