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Table 1 Gastrointestinal parasitic infection percentage among different age groups of goats

From: Prevalence assessment of gastrointestinal parasitic infections among goats in Giza Governorate, Egypt

Parasitic infection   Kids Yearling Adult χ2 S
T 83 64 78
  + % + % + %
Fasciola spp.   -- -- 2 3.12 -- -- --  
Monezias pp.   9 10.84 21 32.81 11 14.10 6.04 0.049*
Strongyle spp.   4 4.81 21 32.81 4 5.12 19.93 0.001*
Strongyloides spp.     2 3.12 6 7.69 2.00 0.157
Trichuris spp.   -- -- 3 4.68 9 11.53 3.00 0.083
Entameoba spp   -- -- 10 15.62 49 62.82 25.78 0.001*
Balantidium coli cyst   -- -- 2 3.12 4 5.12 0.667 0.414
Coccidia spp.   74 89.15 61 95.31 38 48.71 24.08 0.001*
  1. T Total number of examined animals, + Infected, S Significance, *P < 0.05