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Table 6 Laboratory Procedures described or referenced in the included study reports

From: Pathogens associated with persistent diarrhoea in children in low and middle income countries: systematic review

  Samples Parasite detection Bacterial culture Bacterial identification Virus detection Quality control Antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Bangladesh 1988 [14] X X X X X X
Bangladesh 1991 [15] - X X
Bangladesh 1992a [16] - X X
Bangladesh 1992b [17] X
Bangladesh 1998 [31] X X
India 1989 [18] X X
India 1992 [19] X X X X
India 1995a [20] X X - X X
India 1995b [21] - X X
India 1999 [22] - - - -
India 2001 [23] X X X X - X X
Cambodia 1992 [24] X
Vietnam 1992 [25] X X X X X X
Brazil 1990 [26] X X
Brazil 1995 [27] X X
Brazil 2000 [4] X X X
Guatemala 1992 [29] X X
Mexico 2003 [28] X - X X
Zambia 1995 [32] - - - -
Zambia 2001 [30] X X X - X X