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Table 3 Intestinal parasites among adult VL patients in Northwest Ethiopia, 2012

From: Prevalence of malnutrition and associated risk factors among adult visceral leishmaniasis patients in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Intestinal parasites Total Number (%) Severely malnourished
Yes Number (%) No Number (%)
Protozoas    
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 40 (9.9) 31 (77.5) 9 (22.5)
Giardia intestinalis 47 (11.7) 34 (72.3) 13 (27.7)
Helminthes    
Ascaris lumbricoides 41 (10.2) 29 (70.7) 12 (29.3)
Hook worm 85 (21.1) 50 (58.8) 35 (41.2)
Hymenolopsis nana 3 (0.7) 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3)
Schistosoma mansoni 4 (1.0) 4 (100) 0 (0.0)
Strongyloide stercolaris 23 (5.7) 14 (60.9) 9 (39.1)
Tanea species 4 (1.0) 4 (100) 0 (0.0)
Trichuris trichiura 4 (1.0) 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0)