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Table 1 Age groups and gender wise distribution of DEC pathotypes in children and adults

From: A study of virulence and antimicrobial resistance pattern in diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolated from diarrhoeal stool specimens from children and adults in a tertiary hospital, Puducherry, India

DEC infection types DEC pathotypes Genes DEC infection in children (n = 45) DEC infection in adults (n = 18)
Gender Age in months (median* (IQR) − 12 (5.25–24)) Gender Age in years (mean [± SD] − 44.74 [±15.24])
Male Female 0–12 13–24 25–36 37–48 49–60 Male Female 18–24 25–36 37–48 49–85
Single DEC infection Typical EPEC eaeA and bfpA 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atypical EPEC eaeA 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 2
bfpA 5 8 7 6 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 3 2
ETEC lt&st 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 1
lt 2 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
st 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
EAEC aggR 3 2 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
EIEC ial 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
STEC stx1 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
DEC Co-infection Atypical EPEC + Atypical EPEC eaeA + bfpA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EAEC + EIEC aggR + ial 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atypical EPEC + STEC bfpA + stx1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
EPEC/ETEC (Hybrid DEC Strain) + atypical EPEC eaeA/bfpA/lt + bfpA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Hybrid DEC infection EAEC/EPEC aggR/bfpA 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EAEC/EIEC stx1/ial 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 25 20 21 20 1 1 2 12 6 1 5 5 7
(n = 45; p value ≤ 0.01) (n = 18; p value ≤ 0.01)
  1. DEC diarrhoeagenic E. coli, EPEC enteropathogenic E. coli, ETEC enterotoxigenic E. coli, EAEC enteroaggregative E. coli, STEC Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, EIEC enteroinvasive E. coli, NTEC necrotoxigenic E. coli, CDEC cell-detaching E. coli, IQR interquartile range, SD stranded deviation
  2. *Age expressed in median (non-normally distribution)