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Table 2 Type and prevalence of intestinal parasites isolated from stool specimens of food handlers in AAU student’s cafeteria, Addis Ababa, January to May 2013

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasites, salmonella and shigella among apparently health food handlers of Addis Ababa University student’s cafeteria, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Type of parasites Frequency Percentage
E. histolytica/dispar 68 70.8
G. lamblia 18 18.8
Taenia species 5 5.2
A. lumbricoides 2 2.1
Hookworms 2 2.1
T. trichiura 1 1.1
Total 96 100