Table 2

Prevalence and severity of schistosomiasis infection among study participants
Variable Students
No (n = 2,302) %
S. haematobium infection Positive 545 23.7
Severity of S. haematobium infection
  Mild (eggs 1-25/10 ml urine) 364 15.8
  Moderate (eggs 26-49/10 ml urine) 172 7.5
  Severe (eggs50/10 ml urine) 9 0.4
Mean ±SD
Severity of S. haematobium infection (eggs/10 ml urine) 14.9 ±13.2
S. mansoni infection* Positive 0/2,072 0.0%

*Not all subjects submitted stool samples.

Abou-Zeid et al.

Abou-Zeid et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:643   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-643

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