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Table 7 Analysis of the association between hemoglobin and intestinal parasitic infection

From: Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar infection in Mexican school children: genotyping and phylogenetic relationship

  Microscopic examination of stool samples
Hemoglobin Levels Positive (n = 67)   Negative (n = 232)  
% %
Hba 5 7.46 16 6.89
Hbb 62 92.5 216 93.1
  1. a children with Hb levels associated to anemia (Lanzkowsky [23])
  2. b children with normal levels of Hb
  3. Exact Fisher’s test p = 0.79