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Table 4 Patients with intestinal parasitic infections caused by a single parasite with mentions to demographic data

From: Intestinal parasitoses in a tertiary-care hospital located in a non-endemic setting during 2006–2010

  Total Age Origin Sex
Adults Children Unknown Italians Immigrants Male Female
Blastocystis hominis 943 834 103 6 638 305 407 536
Giardia intestinalis 78 48 30 0 43 35 51 27
Dientamoeba fragilis 29 22 7 0 20 9 12 17
Entamoeba coli 26 17 9 0 12 14 10 16
Enterobius vermicularis 22 12 10 0 14 8 7 15
Cryptosporidium spp. 15 11 4 0 13 2 10 5
Entamoeba dispar 13 11 1 1 7 6 7 6
Strongyloides stercoralis 10 10 0 0 2 8 7 3
Taenia saginata 7 7 0 0 6 1 4 3
Taenia spp. 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1
Ascaris lumbricoides 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 0
Entamoeba histolytica 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Ancylostoma duodenale 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
Hymenolepis nana 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
Total 1,150 976 166 8 758 392 520 630