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Table 3 Characteristics of the patients, grouped by pathogens.

From: Aetiology of community-acquired, acute gastroenteritis in hospitalised adults: a prospective cohort study

  n Median Age (range) % female max. freq. stool/day
Bacteriaa 42 40 (18–79) 48 10
Virusesb 23 65 (18–87)* 70 5*
Bacteria & virusesc 13 48 (20–79) 62 10
Unknown 17 39 (22–91) 65 8
Otherd 1    
Total 96    
  1. a, b, c see table 1; d G. lamblia; * p > 0.05 in ANOVA (using mean values).