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Table 2 Occurrence of assemblages associated with G. duodenalis infection with respect to water source type, climatic zone of water source and individuals’ place of residence

From: Molecular epidemiology of Giardia duodenalis infection in humans in Southern Ethiopia: a triosephosphate isomerase gene-targeted analysis

Variables Stool samples Assemblage
(% from positive individuals)
No. examined No. positive (%) A (%) B (%) A and B (%)
Water source types
 Open spring 127 33 (26.0) 12 (36.4) 6 (18.2) 15 (45.5)
 Spring box 118 17 (14.4) 7 (41.2) 2 (11.8) 8 (47.1)
 Municipal/tap 151 34 (22.5) 12 (35.3) 9 (26.5) 13 (38.2)
 River 113 8 (7.1) 2 (25.0) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5)
Climatic zone of water sources
Dega 114 30 (26.3) 13 (43.3) 4 (13.3) 13 (43.3)
Woina dega 203 30 (14.8) 7 (23.3) 9 (30.0) 14 (46.7)
Kolla 192 32 (16.7) 13 (40.6) 7 (21.9) 12 (37.5)
Climatic zone of individuals residence
Dega 113 29 (25.7) 12 (41.4) 4 (13.8) 13 (44.8)
Woina dega 196 30 (15.3) 7 (23.3) 9 (30.0) 14 (46.7)
Kolla 200 33 (16.5) 14 (42.4) 7 (21.2) 12 (36.4)
Total 509 92 (18.1) 33 (35.9) 20 (21.7) 39 (42.4)