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Table 3 Distribution of the pooled prevalence of Blastocystis sp. infection according to the type of immunosuppression

From: Prevalence of Blastocystis sp. infection in several hosts in Brazil: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Type of immunosuppressionOverall prevalence (%)95% CIWeight (%)
Hemodialysis23.017.0–29.012.4
HIV infection5.05.00–8.0033.6
Organ transplant1.00.00–1.0027.2
Immunosuppressive drugs1.00.00–2.0026.8
  1. Abbreviations: 95% CI, 95% confidence interval