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Table 3 Distribution of parasitic infection in HIV patients

From: Enteric parasitic infection among HIV-infected patients visiting Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Parasites (n = 46) Number (%) CD4 T-cell count OR (95 % CI)
<200 (n = 30) (%) ≥200 (n = 82) (%)
Non-opportunistic
 E. histolytica 11 (23.9) 4 (13.3) 7 (8.5) 1.2 (0.4–4.4)
 E. coli 3 (6.5) 0 (0.0) 3 (3.7)
Opportunistic
 G. duodenalis 13 (28.3) 5 (16.7) 8 (9.8) 3.2 (1.2–7.8)*
 C. cayetanensis 8 (17.4) 3 (10.0) 5 (6.1)
 Cryptosporidium spp. 9 (19.6) 4 (13.3) 5 (6.1)
 C. belli 1 (2.2) 1 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
 B. hominis 1 (2.2) 1 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
  1. * Significant difference at P < 0.05