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Table 1 Microscopic prevalence of parasites in human and dog faecal samples from Porto Said and Santa Maria (Tietê river, State of São Paulo, Brazil)

From: Molecular characterization of intestinal protozoa in two poor communities in the State of São Paulo, Brazil

  Human samples
Parasite Porto Said (n = 88) Santa Maria (n = 38)
Hookworms 1 -
Blastocystis spp. - 3
Entamoeba coli 20 3
Giardia duodenalis 3 2
Iodamoeba bütschlii 1 -
Strongyloides stercoralis 1 -
Endolimax nana + Blastocystis - 1
E. coli + Blastocystis 1 2
G. duodenalis + E. coli 2 1
G. duodenalis + Hookworms 1 -
E. coli + Hookworms 1 -
G. duodenalis + Blastocystis - 2
G. duodenalis + E. coli + Blastocystis - 1
  Dog samples
Parasite Porto Said (n = 38) Santa Maria (n = 11)
Ancylostoma spp. 25 3
Giardia duodenalis 2 -
Toxocara canis 2 -
Trichuris vulpis - 1
Ancylostoma spp. + T. canis 1 1
Ancylostoma spp. + G. duodenalis 1 1
Ancylostoma spp. + Spirocerca spp. - 1
Ancylostoma spp. + T. vulpis - 1