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Table 3 Distribution of G. duodenalis assemblages in children from different kindergartens at the tpi, gdh and bg loci

From: Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in children in Egypt

Study areaa No. of samples No. of positive (%) Number of positive
tpi gdh bg
Assemblage A (n) Assemblage B (n) Assemblage A (n) Assemblage B (n) Assemblage A (n) Assemblage B (n)
El-Dakahlia K1 34 2 (5.9) 0 2 0 1 0 1
K2 39 8 (20.5) 5 3 3 3 4 3
K3 33 3 (9.1) 2 0 3 0 2 0
K4 31 3 (9.7) 1 2 1 2 1 2
K5 22 2 (9.1) 2 0 1 0 1 0
K6 35 6 (17.1) 2 4 2 3 3 2
K7 37 2 (5.4) 0 2 0 2 0 2
K8 41 5 (12.2) 1 3 1 3 1 4
El-Gharbia K1 27 3 (11.1) 2 1 1 1 1 1
K2 30 5 (16.7) 2 2 2 2 2 3
K3 34 5 (14.7) 4 1 3 1 4 1
K4 29 2 (6.9) 0 2 0 1 0 1
K5 32 4 (12.5) 1 2 1 0 1 2
K6 37 5 (13.5) 2 2 2 1 2 2
Damietta K1 22 3 (13.6) 1 0 2 1 2 1
K2 28 4 (14.3) 1 1 1 2 2 1
K3 38 4 (10.5) 2 1 2 0 2 1
K4 36 0 (0.0) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   585 66 (11.3) 28 28 25 23 28 27
  1. aK, kindergarten