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Table 1 Frequency distribution of parasitological contamination of fruits and vegetables inselected markets inArba Minch town 1 to 22 September 2014

From: Parasitic contamination of raw vegetables and fruits collected from selected local markets in Arba Minch town, Southern Ethiopia

Type of produce Number examined Number positive [%] Number of parasite species detected
One [%] Two [%] Three [%] Four [%]
Capsicum annuum 45 22 [48.9] 16 [35.6] 4 [8.9] 2 [4.4] 0
Mangiferaindica 45 18 [40.0] 14 [31.1] 3 [6.7] 1 [2.2] 0
Perseaamericana 45 17 [37.8] 14 [31.1] 1 [2.2] 1 [2.2] 1 [2.2]
Lycopersiconesculentum 45 32 [71.1] 27 [60.0] 3 [6.7] 1 [2.2] 1 [2.2]
Daucuscarota 45 28 [62.2] 23 [51.1] 3 [6.7] 2 [4.4] 0
Lactucaserriola 45 27 [60.0] 25 [55.6] 2 [4.4] 0 0
Brassica oleracea 45 30 [66.7] 26 [57.8] 3 [6.7] 1 [2.2] 0
Musa paradisiaca 45 22 [48.9] 19 [42.2] 2 [4.4] 1 [2.2] 0
Total 360 196 [54.4] 164 [45.6] 21 [46.7] 9 [20.0] 2 [4.4]