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Table 3 Frequency of multiple pathotypes of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli among the mother and child groupsa

From: Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli in mother-child Pairs in Ile-Ife, South Western Nigeria

Multiple pathotypes No (%) of positive samples
Mother (n = 126) Child (n = 126)
ETEC (ST) + STEC 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
ETEC (LT) + STEC 1 (0.8) 0 (0)
ETEC (ST) + ETEC (LT) 2 (0.8) 0 (0)
EPEC + ETEC(ST) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
EPEC + ETEC(LT) + ETEC(ST) 0 (0) 1 (0.8)
EHEC + EPEC + ETEC(LT) + EAEC 0 (0) 1 (0.8)
EAEC + ETEC(LT + ST) 1 (0.8) 0 (0)
EAEC + ETEC(LT) 0 (0) 1 (0.8)
EAEC + ETEC(ST) + EIEC 1 (0.8) 0 (0)
EPEC + STEC 2 (1.6) 1 (0.8)
EHEC + STEC 0 (0) 1 (0.8)
EAEC + STEC 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
Total 10 (7.9) 8 (6.3)
  1. a ETEC Enterotoxigenic E. coli, ST heat stable toxin, STEC shiga toxin producing E. coli, LT heat labile toxin, EPEC Enteropathogenic E. coli, EHEC Enteroheamorrhagic E. coli, EAEC Enteroaggregative E. coli, EIEC Enteroinvasive E. coli