Table 2: Percentage of parasites isolated from the gut contents and external body surfaces of the populations of B. germanica in Jimma Town, southwestern Ethiopia, 2012.

Body part examinedParasite isolated (%)95% CI

External bodyOnly helminths15 (7.46)(3.83, 11.10)
Only protozoa 5 (2.48)(0.33, 4.64)
Both 2 (0.10)(0.00, 2.37)
Total 22 (10.95)(6.63, 15.26)

Gut Only helminths87 (43.28)(36.43, 50.13)
Only protozoa 55 (27.36)(21.20, 0.34)
Both 10 (4.98)(1.96, 7.98)
Total 152 (75.62)(69.69, 81.57)

Total Only helminths81 (40.30)(33.52, 47.08)
Only protozoa 10 (4.98)(1.97, 7.98)
Both 61 (30.35)(23.99, 36.70)
Total 152 (75.62) (69.69, 81.57)

CI: confidence interval.