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Table 3 Other intestinal parasites observed in stool samples of the study population

From: Epidemiological and clinical profile of adult patients with Blastocystis sp. infection in Barcelona, Spain

Parasites isolated Number of patients (%)
(n = 418)
Pathogenic parasites
Strongyloides stercoralis 24 (5.7)
Giardia duodenalis 17 (4)
 Hookworms 10 (2.4)
Trichuris trichiura 8 (1.9)
Schistosoma mansoni 3 (0.7)
Schistosoma intercalatum 2 (0.5)
Hymenolepis nana 2 (0.5)
Taenia sp. 2 (0.5)
Ascaris lumbricoides 1 (0.2)
Parasites of minor importance
Dientamoeba fragilis 68 (16.2)
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 3 (0.7)
Non pathogenic parasites
Endolimax nana 66 (15.8)
Entamoeba coli 52 (12.4)
Iodamoeba butschlii 1 (0.2)
Chilomastix mesnili 1 (0.2)