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Table 1 Clinical symptoms of subjects included in this study

From: Prevalence of multi drug resistant enteropathogenic and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli isolated from children with and without diarrhea in Northeast Indian population

Clinical characteristics Total no. of subjects
(n = 262)
EPEC
(n = 50)
EIEC
(n = 08)
Sex ratio
 Male 114 (43.5) 28 (10.69) 03 (1.14)
 Female 148 (56.5) 22 (08.39) 05 (01.91)
Fever
 Febrile 123 (46.9) 34 (13.00) 05 (01.91)
 Afebrile 139 (53.0) 13 (04.96) 02 (0.76)
Vomiting 91 (34.7) 33 (12.60) 04 (01.52)
Abdominal pain 48 (18.3) 31 (11.80) 05 (01.91)
Diarrhea and non-diarrhea
 Watery stool 158 (60.3) 40 (15.30) 01 (0.38)
 Mucous 34 (12.9) 03 (01.15) 02 (0.76)
 Bloody 18 (06.9) 01 (0.38) 04 (01.52)
 No symptoms 52 (19.84) 03 (01.15)
Diarrheal frequency
 2–3 times a day 180 (68.7) 27 (10.31) 07 (02.67)
 4–5 times a day 19 (07.25) 19 (07.25)
 5–10 times a day 11 (04.2) 01 (0.38)
Dehydration
 Mild dehydration 37 (14.1) 13 (04.96) 01 (0.38)
 Moderate dehydration 28 (10.7) 14 (05.34)
 Severe dehydration 63 (24.0) 04 (01.53)
 Unknown 134 (51.1) 16 (06.11) 06 (02.30)
  1. Within parenthesis denotes the % of the samples
  2. EPEC enteropathogenic E. coli, EIEC enteroinvasive E. coli