Table 8: Describing prevalence of the identified parasite species using both techniques employed.

NoHelminth species Techniques employed P-value
Necropsy (n=138)Coproscopy (n=410)

1Ascaridia galli68.80.6366.6
2Heterakis gallinarum72.565.60.13
3Capillaria species51.559.30.11
4Raillietina tetragona65.956.30.04
5Raillietina echinobothrida39.954.60.00
6Raillietina cesticillus55.160.00.31
7Hymenolepis carioca52.228.10.00

Overall prevalence90.6090.98