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Table 1 Frequency distribution of parasitic contamination among vegetables sold in local markets of Arba Minch Town from January to March 2018

From: Parasitic contamination of vegetables marketed in Arba Minch town, southern Ethiopia

Vegetable Type Number Examined Number positive (%) Number of parasitic species detected (%)
One Two
Tomato 100 35 (35.0) 22(22) 13(13)
Cabbage 96 23(24.0) 19(19.8) 4(4.2)
Green pepper 66 7(10.6) 6(9.1) 1(1.5)
Carrot 62 18(29.0) 12(19.4) 6(9.6)
Salad 23 4(17.4) 2(8.7) 2(8.7)
Total (%) 347 87(25.1) 61(17.6) 26(7.5)