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Table 1 Prevalence of protozoan and helminth species by population

From: Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal protozoan infection among symptomatic and asymptomatic populations in rural and urban areas of southern Algeria

  Asymptomatic population (n = 1654) Symptomatic population (n = 623)
n Prevalence (%) CL95 n Prevalence (%) CL95
Blastocystis spp. 132 8.0 6.67–9.29 273 43.8 40.46–47.23
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 41 2.5 1.83–3.43 158 25.4 22.49–28.47
Giardia intestinalis 5 0.3 0.10–0.71 91 14.6 12.32–17.19
Entamoeba coli 55 3.3 2.45–4.26 39 6.3 4.75–8.13
Endolimax nana 28 1.7 1.12–2.45 12 1.9 1.18–3.13
Cryptosporidium spp. 0 0 0 6 1.0 0.49–1.90
Trichomonas intestinalis 3 0.2 0.04–0.53 20 3.2 2.19–4.67
Enterobius vermicularis 0 0 0 13 2.1 1.30–3.33
Taenia spp. 0 0 0 4 0.6 0.32–1.42
Trichuris trichiura 0 0 0 1 0.2 0.08–0.70