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Table 3 Prevalence of subtypes of Blastocystis among the three regions of origin of the subjects in the study

From: The distribution of Blastocystis subtypes in isolates from Qatar

Region n Subtype prevalence as a percentage (95 % CL)
ST1 ST2 ST3
Africa 18 52.6 (31.18–74.29) 5.3 (0.27–25.70) 42.1 (22.19–65.51)
East Asia 28 32.3 (20.18–46.45) 9.7 (3.77–21.51) 58.1 (43.81–71.40)
West Asia 64 17.2 (10.19–27.20) 0 (0–4.80) 82.8 (72.80–89.81)