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Table 1 Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection as determined by Kato-Katz and SAF concentration methods

From: Epidemiological study on Schistosoma mansoni infection in Sanja area, Amhara region, Ethiopia

Infection by Number (%)
Kato-Katz method (n = 384) SAF concentration method (n = 384) Combined results*
   Male(n = 187) Female(n = 197) Both sexes(n = 384)
S. mansoni 293(76.3) 212(55.2) 157(83.9%’) 161(81.7) 318(82.8)
Hookworm 0(0) 42(10.9) 18(9.6) 24(12.1) 42(10.9)
A .lumbricoides 3(0.8) 3(0.8) 4(2.1) 2(1.0) 6(1.6)
T. trichuria 1(0.3) 0(0) 1(0.5) 0(0) 1(0.3)
Taenia species 1(0.3) 3(0.8) 1(0.5) 2(1.0) 3(0.8).
E. vermicularis 2(0.5) 1(0.3) 1(0.5) 2(1.0) 3(0.8)
H. nana 0(0) 1(0.3) 1(0.5) 0(0) 1(0.3)
At least one intestinal parasites 295(76.8) 219(57) 162(86.6) 165(83.8) 327(85.2)
  1. *Combined result indicates any child that was positive either by Kato-Katz or SAF.