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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies after full assessment

From: Virulence factors and antimicrobial resistance of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) isolated from urinary tract infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors Publication year Country Sample size Type of patients Method for VFs detection NOS points
Ghazvini et al. (1) [20] 2019 Iran 168 Outpatients PCR 8
Ghazvini et al. (2) [20] 2019 Iran 32 Inpatients PCR 6
Jadhav et al. [21] 2011 India 150 Inpatients Phenotypical 6
Kot et al. [22] 2016 Poland 173 Inpatients Phenotypical, PCR 6
Malekzadegan et al. [23] 2018 Iran 126 Inpatients PCR 8
Miranda-Estrada et al. [24] 2017 Mexico 107 Outpatients Phenotypical, PCR 8
Neamati et al. [25] 2015 Iran 150 Inpatients PCR 5
Oliveira et al. [26] 2011 Brazil 204 Outpatients PCR 8
Olorunmola et al. [27] 2013 Nigeria 137 Inpatients Phenotypical 5
Raeispour et al. [2] 2018 Iran 60 Inpatients PCR 5
Shakhatreh et al. [28] 2019 Jordan 227 Outpatients PCR 5
Tabasi et al. [29] 2015 Iran 156 Inpatients Phenotypical 8
Wang et al. (1) [30] 2014 China 69 Inpatients PCR 8
Wang et al. (2) [30] 2014 China 129 Outpatients PCR 6