Table 3

Identification of the strains isolated from faeces of colicky infants at the species level and % of each species of the total colonies isolated from the faeces examined

Coliform identification

Quantitative detection (%)


Escherichia coli

55.45

Klebsiella oxytoca

22.15

Klebsiella pneumoniae

12.34

Enterococcus faecalis

6.20

Enterobacter aerogenes

2.70

Enterobacter cloacae

2.50


Savino et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:157   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-157

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