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Table 3 Age wise comparison of EPEC and EIEC from the stool samples of children

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

Age (months) No. of isolates Atypical EPEC (n = 29) Typical EPEC (n = 21) EIEC (n = 08) Total (n = 334)
Age Non age Age Non age Age Non age
0–12 176 (52.69) 07 (02.09) 03 (0.90) 06 (01.80) 01 (0.30) 03 (0.90) 01 (0.30) 21 (6.3)
13–24 98 (29.34) 11 (03.29) 05 (01.50) 03 (0.90) 02 (0.60) 01 (0.30) 22 (6.6)
25–36 37 (11.07) 05 (01.49) 01 (0.30) 01 (0.30) 7 (2.1)
37–48 14 (04.19) 01 (0.30) 01 (0.30) 2 (0.6)
49–60 09 (02.69) 02 (0.60) 03 (0.90) 01 (0.30) 6 (1.8)
Total 334 26 (7.8) 03 (0.9) 16 (4.8) 05 (1.5) 06 (1.8) 02 (0.5) 58 (17.4)
  1. Figures in parenthesis denotes the % of the samples
  2. AGE acute gastroenteritis, EPEC enteropathogenic E. coli, EIEC enteroinvasive E. coli