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Table 5 Age distribution of mother and child pairs with identical diarrhoeagenic E. coli pathotypesa

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

DEC Types Paired Age in months
  Mother-child     
  N = 126 0–6 (%) 7–12 (%) 13–24 (%) 25–60 (%)
ETEC 5 (4.0) 0 (0) 4 (3.2) 1 (0.8) 0 (0)
EAEC 5 (4.0) 0 (0) 2 (1.6) 2 (1.6) 1 (0.8)
STEC 3 (2.4) 0 (0) 3 (2.4) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 13 (10.3) 0 (0) 9 (7.2) 3 (2.4) 1 (0.8)
  1. a ETEC Enterotoxigenic E. coli, EAEC Enteroaggregative E. coli, STEC Shiga toxin producing E. coli