Parasite  HIV status
Positive N (%) Negative N (%)
Entamoeba histolytica 8(23.5) 12(27.3)
Giardia lamblia 3(8.8) 9(20.5)
Strongyloides stercoralis 9(26.5) 3(6.8)
Ascaris lumbricoides 6(17.6) 8(18.2)
Hookworm 3(8.8) 5(11.4)
Schistosoma mansoni 3(8.8) 5(11.4)
Cryptosporidium spp. 2(5.9) 2(4.5)
Table 2: Type and frequency of intestinal parasites in diarrheic patients by HIV status.