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Table 3 Intensity of helminth infections among the infected study participants according to Kato-Katz examination

From: Comparison of novel and standard diagnostic tools for the detection of Schistosoma mekongi infection in Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Cambodia

Species/Type of infection Overall (%) Cambodia (%) Lao PDR (%)
Number of subjects 377 196 181
Schistosoma mekongi
 Light infection 24 (100) 1 (100) 23 (100)
Opisthorchis viverrini
 Light infection 116 (61.1) 27 (100) 89 (54.6)
 Moderate infection 70 (36.8) 0 70 (42.9)
 Heavy infection 4 (2.1) 0 4 (2.5)
Hookworm
 Light infection 104 (98.1) 14 (100) 90 (97.8)
 Moderate infection 2 (1.9) 0 2 (2.2)
Ascaris lumbricoides
 Light infection 1 (100) 0 1 (100)
Trichuris trichiura
 Light infection 12 (100) 6 (100) 6 (100)