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Table 2 Prevalence of DEC in children with MSD enrolled between December, 2007 and October, 2011

From: Low frequency of enterohemorrhagic, enteroinvasive and diffusely adherent Escherichia coli in children under 5 years in rural Mozambique: a case-control study

Pathotype 0–11 months 12–23 months 24–59 months
  Cases n = 71 (%) Controls n = 95 (%) Cases n = 34 (%) Controls n = 42 (%) Cases n = 13 (%) Controls n = 17 (%)
EIEC 4 (7.4) 7 (5.6) 2 (5.9) 2 (4.8) 1 (7.7) 1 (5.9)
DAEC 6 (8.4) 8 (8.4) 0 3 (7.1) 1 (7.7) 3 (17.6)
EHEC 1 (1.4) 1 (1) 0 0 0 1 (5.9)
  1. No significant difference on frequency of diarrheagenic E. coli pathotypes was found between cases and controls (p > 0.05)