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Table 1 Prevalence of parasitic infections among HIV-infected and HIV-negative study participants

From: HIV and intestinal parasite co-infections among a Chinese population: an immunological profile

Variate HIV infected (n = 79)% (No. positive) HIV negative (n = 294)% (No. positive) P value
Ascaris lumbricoides 0 0.68 (2) 1.0000*
Hookworm 6.33 (5) 4.42 (13) 0.5548*
Trichuris trichiura 0 0.34 (1) 1.0000*
Clonorchis sinensis 0 0.68 (2) 1.0000*
Any helminthes 6.33 (5) 5.44 (16) 0.7840*
Giardia intestinalis 1.26 (1) 0.34 (1) 0.3828*
Blastocystis hominis 13.92 (11) 21.77 (64) 0.1225
Entamoebae spp. 3.80 (3) 0.68 (2) 0.2914*
Cryptosporidium spp. 10.13( 8) 3.06 (9) 0.0134*
Any protozoa 22.78 (18) 24.83 (73) 0.7071
  1. *tested by the Fisher exact test, others tested by the chi-square test.