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Table 3 Common pathogens detected from stool samples of the study participants

From: Non-typhoidal Salmonella serotypes, antimicrobial resistance and co-infection with parasites among patients with diarrhea and other gastrointestinal complaints in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  Health Centers TASH
Pathogen infection status Number examined Number (%) positive aNumber examined Number (%) positive
Entamoeba histolytica 765 145(19) 188 1(0.5)
Giardia lamblia 765 62(8.1) 188 8(4.3)
Hymenolepis nanna 765 7(0.9) 188 0(0)
Strongloid worm/eggs 765 5(0.7) 188 0(0)
Hook worm 765 3(0.4) 188 0(0)
Ascaris egg 765 2(0.3) 188 0(0)
Eggs of Tanea 765 0(0) 188 2(1.1)
  1. aOnly 188 of 192 samples at TASH were examined for ova and parasites