Mediators of Inflammation / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Intestinal Parasites Coinfection Does Not Alter Plasma Cytokines Profile Elicited in Acute Malaria in Subjects from Endemic Area of Brazil

Table 1

Prevalence of malaria and intestinal parasites in the studied population.

Number of casesPrevalence (%)

Infected with malaria only
P. vivax 1381.2
P. falciparum 318.8

Total166.1

Infected with intestinal parasites only
Protozoa 6970.4
Giardia intestinalis 4869.6
Entamoeba coli 710.1
Entamoeba histolytica 34.3
Iodamoeba butschlii 11.5
G. intestinalis + (I. butschlii or E.  histolytica or E. coli)34.3
E. histolytica + (I. butschlii or E.  coli)22.9
E.  coli + E.  histolytica + G.  intestinalis 34.3
E.  coli + E.  histolytica + I.  butschlii 11.5
E.  coli + E.  histolytica + G.  intestinalis + I.  butschlii 1 1.5
Helminths1717.4
Ancylostoma duodenale 635.3
Strongyloides stercoralis 529.4
Ascaris lumbricoides 317.6
Trichuris trichiura 211.8
S. stercoralis + T. trichiura 15.9
Protozoa + Helminthes1212.2
E. coli + A. lumbricoides 216.7
G. intestinalis + (A. duodenale or T. trichiura or S. stercoralis)758.4
G. intestinalis + I. butschlii + A. lumbricoides 18.3
E. coli + E. histolytica + A. duodenale 18.3
E. coli + E. histolytica + I. butschlii + S. stercoralis 18.3

Total9837.1

Coinfected with malaria + intestinal parasites
Malaria + Protozoa 3981.2
G. intestinalis 2359.0
E. coli 37.7
E. histolytica or I. butschlii 25.2
E. coli + (G. intestinalis or E. histolytica)1025.6
E. coli + E. histolytica + G. intestinalis 12.6
Malaria + Helminths36.3
A. duodenale or A. lumbricóides or S. stercoralis 3100
Malaria + Protozoa + helminthes6 12.5
G.  intestinalis + (A.  duodenale or A.  lumbricoides)466.7
G.  intestinalis + (Hymenolepis nana or Hymenolepis diminuta)233.3

Total 4818.2

Uninfected10238.6