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Table 2 Proportion of cases with mono-parasitism and poly-parasitism of IPIs among Yadot primary school children, Delo-Mena district, South Eastern Ethiopia, 2013

From: Prevalence and its associated risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections among Yadot primary school children of South Eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Type of infection No species Species associated Cases (%)
Mono-parasitism 1 species (n = 68) S. mansoni 27 (7.9)
E. histolytica/dispar 11 (3.2)
H. nana 10 (2.9)
A. lumbricoides 8 (2.4)
S. stercolaris 5 (1.5)
G. lamblia 4 (1.2)
T. trichiura 2 (0.6)
E. vermicularis 1 (0.3)
Total mono-parisitism 68 (20)
Poly-parasitism 2 species (n = 16) A. lumbricoides and S. mansoni 4 (1.2)
E. histolytica/dispar and G. lamblia 3 (0.9)
G. lamblia and S. mansoni 2 (0.6)
E. histolytica/dispar and H. nana 1 (0.3)
E. vermicularis and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
Hookworm and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
H. nana and T. trichiura 1 (0.3)
H. nana and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
A. lumbricoides and H. nana 1 (0.3)
E. histolytica/dispar and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
Sub-total 16 (4.7)
3 species (n = 4) A. lumbricoides, T. trichiura and S. mansoni 2 (0.6)
Hookworm, Taenia spp and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
H. nana, T. trichiura and S. mansoni 1 (0.3)
Sub-total 4 (1.2)
4 species (n = 1) A. lumbricoides, T. trichiura, S. mansoni and E. histolytica/dispar 1 (0.3)
   Total poly-parasitism 21 (6.2)