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Table 2 Distribution of parasites among study participants at Haike primary school, Haike, North-East Ethiopia from April 2017 to May 2017

From: Schistosoma mansoni and other helminthes infections at Haike primary school children, North-East, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Type of parasites isolated Wet mount Formol-ether concentration technique
Total number (%) Male (N = 169)
N (%)
Female (N = 110)
N (%)
Total number (%) Male (N = 169)
N (%)
Female (N = 110)
N (%)
S. mansoni 44 (84.6) 30 (17.8) 14 (12.7) 65 (76.5) 48 (28.4) 17 (15.5)
H. nana 5 (9.6) 2 (1.2) 3 (2.7) 9 (10.6) 4 (2.4) 5 (4.5)
E. vermicularis 2 (3.9) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.8) 2 (2.4) 1 (0.6) 2 (1.8)
Hookworm 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (3.5) 0 (0.0) 3 (2.7)
Taenia spps. 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (2.4) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.9)
E. histolytica 1 (1.9) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.4)
S. mansoni and H. nana 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0)
S. mansoni and hookworm 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.9)
S. mansoni and E. histolytica 0 (0.0 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.2) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0)
Total 52 (100.0) 33 (19.5) 19 (17.3) 85 (100.0) 56 (33.1) 29 (26.4)