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Table 2 Number of stool samples tested according to department and positivity rate for EPEC and EAEC

From: A set of novel multiplex Taqman real-time PCRs for the detection of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli and its use in determining the prevalence of EPEC and EAEC in a university hospital

Department tested EPEC (%) EAEC (%)
tropical diseases 150 28 (18,7) 39 (26,0)
paediatrics 458 49 (10,7) 19 (4,1)
others 1002 67 (6,7) 20 (2,0)