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Table 1 Number of detected STH cases in Japanese nationals according to data from BML, Inc

From: What does soil-transmitted helminth elimination look like? Results from a targeted molecular detection survey in Japan

YearSTH totalTrichurisHookwormAscaris
200062 (2)ab23 (1)a20 (1)b19 (2)ab
200176242527
200293293331
20034817922
20044113919
2005379919
2006214017
200719 (1)a7 (1)a012 (1)a
20082610511
200913823
201016727
20119711
2012221327
20135302
20149603
20155311
20164211
20176600
Total512 (3)c191 (2)c119 (1)c202 (3)c
  1. Notes: The numbers in parentheses denote individuals with dual infection. Tween 80 citric acid ether sedimentation was used to detect STH eggs [26]. BML, Inc. is a privately-owned clinical laboratory company based in Tokyo, Japan. The data are courtesy of BML
  2. aTrichuris + Ascaris co-infections
  3. bHookworm + Ascaris co-infections
  4. cTotal number of individuals with co-infections