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Table 2 Prevalence of intestinal parasites in fruits and vegetables sold at four local markets in Arba Minch town from 1 to 22 September 2014

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

Detected parasite Frequency Prevalence
Ascaris lumbricoides 75 20.83%
Toxocara spp. 57 15.83%
Hymenolepis nana 56 15.56%
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 52 14.44%
Giardia intestinalis 36 10.00%
H. diminuta 28 7.78%
Cyclospora spp. 25 6.94%
Cryptosporidium 17 4.72%
Isospora belli 11 3.06%