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Table 1 Eligibility criteria

From: Prevalence of Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
 • Study settings: conducted in Ethiopian on any settings
 • Study subjects/population: humans
 • Study design: any study reported the prevalence of VRE or numbers of VRE and total enterococci isolates
 • Sample size: studies isolated not less than two enterococci
 • Language: published/reported in English
 • Type of study: peer-reviewed, full text available before June 30, 2019
• Studies on antimicrobial susceptibility tests other than vancomycin (studies that did not include VRE)
• Prevalence studies only
• Studies having less than two isolates
• Studies not reporting enterococcal isolates separately (no population denominator)
• Reviews, comments and duplications
• Studies on non-human subjects