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Table 2 Type and prevalence of intestinal parasites isolated from stool specimens of food handlers at Arba Minch University students’ cafeteria, Arba Minch, South Ethiopia, April- June 2015

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasitic infections among food handlers of Southern Ethiopia: cross sectional study

Parasite Species Frequency (%)
Protozoa 66 (19.13)
E. histolytica/dispar 48 (14)
 Trophozoite form 35 (10.14)
 Cyst form 13 (3.76)
G. lamblia 18 (5.22)
 Trophozoite form 12 (3.5)
 Cyst form 5 (1.44)
Helminthes 57 (16.52)
A. lumbricoides 31 (9)
Taenia species 14 (4.1)
T. trichiura 4 (1.2)
 Hookworms 3 (0.9)
S. stercoralis 2 (0.6)
Mixed infection 2 (0.6)
 Cyst of E. histolytica/dispar and Teania species 1 (0.3)
 Ova of A. lumbricoides, T. trichiura and Hookworms 1 (0.3)