TABLE 2.

Giardia duodenalis infection rates and genotypes in humans in developing countries

LocationTotal no. of samplesInfection rate (%)No. of samples genotypedNo. of samples with assemblage: Reference
ABOthers
Albania12517.6221012 29
Argentina43403 174
Poland2321.3321 243
Cuba20911 202
Mexico1919 206
Mexico99 147
Mexico1212 70
Nicaragua1192594 153
Brazil37298 246
Brazil36623.86262 287
Peru84523.816106 203
Peru25619 249
Peru1,53120.4167668120 (A + B) 57a
Bangladesh2,53412.72672023116 (A + B) 111
China844 304
China18126 289
India16583 (A + B) 265
India19694 (A + B) 249
Nepal1,0964.1357262 (A + B) 238a
Laos55 303
Malaysia32123.742141 165
Thailand20420.3352511 (C), 2 (A + B), 6 (A/B + C/D) 264
Thailand5316.21257 212
Thailand6,9670.96153125 (A + B) 274
Turkey441925 21
Egypt5234.6181142 (E), 1 (B + E) 83
Ethiopia5931137 (A + F), 8 (A + B) 87
Ivory Coast1414 31
Sahrawi12034.232a (28b)12a (16b)18a (12b)2 (A + B)a 145
Saudi Arabia1,5006.54023152 (A + B) 12
Uganda625.033 104
Uganda10840.75a (3b)4a (6b)5a (3b) 137
Total1,287482708101
  • a At the tpi locus.

  • b At the gdh locus.