Which age groups have the highest prevalence of Dientamoeba fragilis infection?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Maria A Garcia Fernandez, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Infection may occur at any age. The most common age at which infection has been reported in children is 5-10 years. Interestingly, E vermicularis (pinworm) infection can also occur in the same age group.

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