Journal of Parasitology Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Medically Important Parasites Carried by Cockroaches in Melong Subdivision, Littoral, Cameroon

Table 2

Prevalence of parasites grouped by sites of infestation and by sexes of cockroaches.

ParasiteSites of infestationTotalSexesTotal
External surfaceInternal surfaceMaleFemale

Ascaris spp.240 (28.44)179 (21.21)419 (49.64)101 (11.97)184 (21.80)285 (33.76)
Trichuris spp.81 (9.60)58 (6.87)139 (16.46)47 (5.57)54 (6.40)101 (11.97)
Capillaria spp.46 (5.45)31 (3.67)77 (9.12)28 (3.32)24 (2.84)52 (6.16)
Toxocara spp.38 (4.50)28 (3.32)66 (7.82)26 (3.08)15 (1.78)41 (4.86)
Hookworm30 (3.55)12 (1.42)42 (4.98)13 (1.54)28 (3.32)41 (4.86)
Eimeria spp.23 (2.73)17 (2.01)40 (4.74)12 (1.42)11 (1.30)23 (2.73)

a and b on the same column = significant at 0.05 - a, a on the same line = nonsignificant at 0.05.

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