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Table 4 Antimicrobial susceptibility of diarrheagenic E. coli isolated from children and adults attending health centers in Southeastern Brazil

From: High prevalence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli carrying toxin-encoding genes isolated from children and adults in southeastern Brazil

DEC group Susceptibility, n (%)
AMK AMP AMC CTX CHL CIP GEN IPM SXT TET TIC
EAEC
 Children (n = 30) 1 (3.3) 0 0 0 0 1 (3.3) 1 (3.3) 0 0 1 (3.3) 0
 Adults (n = 46) 1 (2.2) 2 (4.3) 3 (6.5) 4 (8.7) 2 (4.3) 3 (6.5) 2 (4.3) 2 (4.3) 2 (4.3) 5 (10.9) 2 (4.3)
DAEC
 Children (n = 18) 2 (11.1) 7 (38.9) 0 8 (44.4) 3 (16.7) 10 (55.5) 0 0 4 (22.2) 1 (5.5) 3 (16.7)
 Adults (n = 24) 5 (20.8) 11 (45.8) 2 (8.3) 14 (58.3) 4 (16.7) 14 (58.3) 0 4 (16.7) 5 (20.8) 2 (8.3) 4 (16.7)
aEPEC
 Children (n = 8) 4 (50.0) 6 (75.0) 3 (37.5) 6 (75.0) 5 (62.5) 5 (62.5) 5 (62.5) 5 (62.5) 6 (75.0) 5 (62.5) 5 (62.5)
 Adults (n = 2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. AMK Amikacin, AMP Ampicillin, AMC Amoxicillin-Clavulanic acid, CTX Cefotaxime, CLO Choramphenicol, CIP Ciprofloxacin, GEN Gentamicin, IPM Imipenem, SUT trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, TET Tetracycline, TIC Ticarcillin