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Table 3 Distribution of intestinal parasites by age groups of children

From: Molecular prevalence of intestinal parasites infections in children with diarrhea in Franceville, Southeast of Gabon

Type of parasite<  6 (n = 4)6–24 (n = 40)25–48 (n = 8)49–72 (n = 3)73–96 (n = 2)97–120 (n = 2)≥ 121 (n = 2)N° (%)
N° (%)N° (%)N° (%)N° (%)N° (%)N° (%)N° (%)
Enterocytozoon bieneusi0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (50)1 (1.6)
Dientamoeba fragilis0 (0)4 (10)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)4 (6.6)
Encephalitozoon intestinalis1 (25)6 (15)1 (12.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)8 (13.1)
Cryptosporidium hominis/parvum0 (0)7 (17.5)3 (37.5)0 (0)1 (50)1 (50)1 (50)13 (21.3)
Hymenolepis sp2 (50)15 (37.5)1 (12.5)3 (100)1 (50)0 (0)0 (0)22 (36.1)
Trichuris trichiura0 (0)1 (2.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.6)
Encephalitozoon intestinalis/Hymenolepis sp1 (25)2 (5)1 (12.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)4 (6.6)
C. hominis/parvum/Hymenolepis sp0 (0)1 (2.5)1 (12.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)2 (3.3)
C. hominis/parvum/Encephalitozoon intestinalis0 (0)2 (5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)2 (3.3)
Trichuris trichiura/Hymenolepis sp0 (0)1 (2.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.6)
Trichuris trichiura/Cryptos. hominis/parvum0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (50)0 (0)1 (1.6)
Encephalitozoon intestinalis/Trichurus trichiura/Hymenolepis sp0 (0)1 (2.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.6)
C. hominis/parvum/Enterocytozoon bieneusi/Hymenolepis sp0 (0)0 (0)1 (12.5)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.6)