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Table 4 Whipworm egg per gram counts from various sites. The egg per gram data are converted to average output of a female whipworm of 14,000 eggs per day [74]

From: Recovering parasites from mummies and coprolites: an epidemiological approach

Site EPG/worm(s) per gram Year [Reference]
Lloyds Bank Pavement, York 66,000/4.7 1983 [59]
Nivelles, Belgium 51,630/3.7 2015 [34]
Piraino, Sicily 34,529/2.5 2010 [48]
Inca, Arica, Chile 5400/0.4 2003 [50]
Chiribaya, Arica, Chile 1800/0.1
Vilnius, Lithuania 4779/0.3 2014 [49]
Chiribaya, Ilo, Peru 2240/0.2 2003 [10]
Chiribaya, Ilo, Peru 435/0.03
Zape Mexico 1127/0.1 2012 [33]
Mamluk Period cesspool 162/0.01 2015 [55]
Zweeloo, Netherlands traces 2013 [56]