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Table 3 Prevalence of malaria and intestinal helminth co-infections among malaria suspected febrile patients who attended Dore Bafeno Health Center, southern Ethiopia, December 2010

From: Malaria and related outcomes in patients with intestinal helminths: a cross-sectional study

Helminth infection Number of cases P. falciparumpositive n (%) P. vivaxpositive n (%) P. falciparumandP. vivaxn (%) Total malaria positive n (%)
Only A. lumbricoides (Al) 141 30 (21.3) 20 (14.2) 2 (1.4) 52 (36.9)
Only hookworm (Hw) 25 1(4.0) 6 (24.0) 0 7 (28.0)
Only T. trichiura (Tt) 39 9 (23.1) 6 (15.4) 0 15 (38.5)
Only S. mansoni (Sm) 39 9 (23.1) 3 (7.7) 0 15 (38.5)
Al and Tt 42 9 (31.0) 11 (35.5) 2 (4.5) 22 (52.4)
Al and Sm 18 4 (22.2) 1 (5.6) 0 5 (27.8)
Al, Tt and Sm 5 1 (20.0) 1 (20.0) 0 2 (40.0)
Al, Tt, Sm and Hw 22 7 (31.8) 1 (4.5) 0 8 (36.4)
Any intestinal helminth 378 80 (21.2) 51(13.5) 5 (1.3) 136 (36.0)
Without intestinal helminths 324 30 (9.3) 50 (15.4) 6 (1.9) 86 (26.5)