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Table 3 Distribution of bacterial enteropathogens isolated stool specimens

From: Identification and antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial enteropathogens from children aged 0–59 months at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia: a prospective cross sectional study

Bacterial enteropathogen n (%)
Vibrio cholerae 01 (Ogawa) 34 (40.8)
Salmonella species 21 (25.2)
Salmonella Typhi 11 (52.4)
Salmonella Paratyphi B 4 (19.1)
 Other Salmonellae 6 (28.6)
Escherichia coli (DEC) 15 (18.0)
 ETEC 6 (40.0)
 EIEC 4 (26.7)
 EAEC 3 (20.0)
 EPEC 2 (13.3)
Shigella species 12 (14.4)
Shigella flexneri 6 (50.0)
Shigella dysenteriae 4 (33.3)
Shigella boydii 2 (16.7)
Campylobacter jejuni 3 (3.5)
  1. DEC diarrhoeagenic E. coli, ETEC enterotoxigenic E. coli, EIEC enteroinvasive E. coli, EAEC enteroaggregative E. coli, enteropathogenic E. coli, n number
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