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Table 2 Prevalence of parasite infection in 247 children aged 0–15 in Italy

From: Intestinal parasite infections in immigrant children in the city of Rome, related risk factors and possible impact on nutritional status

  No.s of positive children Prevalence (%) Prevalence among positives (%)
Monoparasitism 30 12.15 81.1
Polyparasitism 7 2.83 18.9
Total positive 37 15.00 100
Parasite species    
Blastocystis hominis 19 7.69 51.35
Entamoeba coli 12 4.86 32.43
Giardia duodenalis 9 3.64 24.32
Enterobius vermicularis 3 1.21 8.11
Ascaris lumbricoides 1 0.40 2.70
B. hominis + G. duodenalis 1 0.40 2.70
B. hominis + E. coli 2 0.81 5.41
E. coli + G. duodenalis 3 1.21 8.11
B. hominis + S. stercoralis 1 0.40 2.70