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Table 3 Infection intensity of schoolchildren infected with helminths in the endemic area of Guragae zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Helminth infections in light of an ongoing intervention in endemic areas of Guragae zone, Southern Ethiopia: an implication for neglected tropical diseases elimination in Ethiopia by 2020

Helminths Number (%) Geometric mean (EPG) Light, no. (%) Moderate, no. (%) Heavy, no. (%)
Hookworms 26/597 (4.3) 103 26 (100)   
Ascaris lumbricoides 18/597 (3) 301 18 (100)   
Trichuris trichiura 3/597 (0.5) 31 3 (100)   
Schistosoma mansoni 77/597 (12.9) 158 30 (38.9) 27 (35.2) 20 (25.9)
*Others helminths 17/597 (2.8)    
Helminth co-infection 12/597 (2.1)    
Total 141/597 (23.6) 112    
  1. *Enterobius vermicularis, Hymenolepis species