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Table 4 Prevalence % (CL95) of infections based on RT-PCR and immigration status of subjects

From: Coproscopy and molecular screening for detection of intestinal protozoa

Species 1st time applicantsa(n = 688) Renewal applicantsb (n = 47)
Giardia duodenalis 14.5 (12.15–17.25) 10.6 (3.35–26.30)
Blastocystis hominis 64.8 (61.31–68.19) 70.2 (52.56–83.51)
Dientamoeba fragilis 26.3 (23.24–29.61) 12.8 (4.59–28.56)
  1. aPersons arriving for the first time in Qatar
  2. bPersons renewing work permits