Journal of Parasitology Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Fecal Occult Blood Test and Gastrointestinal Parasitic Infection

Table 2

FOB results in correlation with infection of detected parasites. n = number of infected cases. *All samples were negative for FOB test.

Parasite (n)(Single infection)(Mixed infection)P-value
+Ve FOB-Ve FOB+Ve FOB-Ve FOB

Hookworm (184)326735500.213
T. trichiura (123)143719530.896
A. lumbricoides (11)24140.621
H. nana (10)0406*
S. mansoni (14)21470.347
S. stercoralis (20)143121.0
E. vermicularis (2)0002*
T. saginata (2)0101*
E. histolytica (43)1014280.167
G. lamblia (39)4173150.847
B. hominis (245)16109171030.754
Nonpathogenic protozoa (156)123319920.176

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