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Table 1 Distribution of Giardia duodenalis assemblage A and assemblage B by age and gender among Orang Asli in Malaysia (n = 611)

From: Molecular epidemiology of giardiasis among Orang Asli in Malaysia: application of the triosephosphate isomerase gene

Variables No. examined Assemblage A Assemblage B
   No. infected % Infected No. infected % Infected
Age groups (years)      
  <15 277 28 10.1 23 8.3
  ≥15 334 34 10.1 13 3.9
Gender      
  Male 266 32 12.0 17 6.4
  Female 345 30 8.7 19 5.5
Total 611 62 10.2 36 5.9