Table 2

Frequency of enteric infections by calendar quarter, Laranjeiras, Sergipe, Brazil, 2010-11
Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th TOTAL
Number of cases n % n % n % n% n %
Trichuris trichiura 2 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2
Ascaris lumbricoides 11 5.2 7 2.7 18 5.5 21 6.8 57 5.1
Entamoeba histolytica 0 0.0 3 1.1 1 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.4
Entamoeba coli 0 0.0 2 0.8 2 0.6 4 1.3 8 0.7
Endolimax nana 27 12.7 4 1.5 3 0.9 0 0.0 34 3.0
Giardia lamblia 5 2.4 2 0.8 0 0.0 3 1.0 10 0.9
Rotavirus 1 0.5 4 1.5 17 5.2 7 2.3 29 2.6
TOTAL 46 21.7 22 8.4 41 12.5 35 11.4 144 13
Total stool samples 212 263 330 308 1113

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Santos et al. BMC Public Health 2014 14:399   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-399

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