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Table 2 Distribution of virulence genes among the isolated DEC

From: Identification of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli isolated from infants and children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

DEC (type and genes) n = 64 Number (%) % of all children (n = 280) % within DEC type n = 64
EAEC 41 14.6 64.1
-aggR 34(82.9)   
-aat 38(92.7)   
-aggR + aat 31(75.6)   
EPEC 13 4.6 20.3
-eae 1(7.7)   
-eae + bfpA 12(92.3)   
ETEC 10 3.6 15.6
-elt 0 (0.0)   
-St1a 5(50.0)   
-St1b 5(50.0)   
EIEC 0 0.0 0.0
-ial    
EHEC 0 0.0 0.0
-stx 1 or stx 2    
Mixed infection 9 3.2 14
ETEC + EAEC 3   
EPEC + EAEC 2   
ETEC + Shigella spp 3   
EAEC+ Shigella spp 1