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Table 2 Epidemiological and clinical information for 38 patients with echinococcosis

From: Molecular characterization of human Echinococcus isolates and the first report of E. canadensis (G6/G7) and E. multilocularis from the Punjab Province of Pakistan using sequence analysis

Parameter Factor n (%)
Sex Male 22 (57.8)
Female 16 (42.2)
Housing location Urban 9 (23.7)
Rural 29 (76.3)
Contact with stray dogs Yes 23 (60.5)
No 15 (39.5)
Cyst location Liver 19 (50.0)
Lung 8 (22.5)
Spleen 1 (2.5)
Right side of pelvis 1 (2.5)
Right forearm 1 (2.5)
Gall-bladder 1 (2.5)
Kidney 2 (5.0)
Extradural cyst 1 (2.5)
Kidney 1 (2.5)
Hypochondrium 1 (2.5)
Hepatogastric omentum 1 (2.5)
Orbital biopsy 1 (2.5)
Cyst size Large 13 (34.3)
Medium 05 (13.1)
Small 20 (52.6)
Therapy with albendazole Administered 36 (94.7)
Not administered 02 (5.3)
Serology Positive 13 (34.2)
Negative 02 (5.3)
Data not available 23 (60.5)