Table 2

Afa/Dr adhesins distribution in DAEC strains isolated from cases of diarrhea and asymptomatic controls
Strains isolated from
Children Adults
Diarrhea Control Diarrhea Control
afaE N (%) N (%) Total N (%) N (%) Total
1 22 (44) 19 (32.8) 41 (38) 12 (44.4) 5 (33.3) 17 (40.5)
2 5 (10) 3 (5.2) 8 (7.4) 1 (3.7) 2 (13.3) 3(7.1)
3 1 (2) 1 (1.7) 2 (1.8) 2 (7.4) 1 (6.7) 3 (7.1)
5 1 (2) 2 (3.5) 3 (2.8) 1 (3.7)a 7 (46.7)a 8 (19)
X 12 (24) 7 (12) 19 (17.6) 11 (40.7)a 0a 11 (40.7)
daaE 3 (6) 9 (15.5) 12 (11) 0 0 0
1 + 2 5 (10) 0 5 (4.6) 0 0 0
1 + 3 0 1 (1.7) 1 (0.9) 0 0 0
1 + 5 0 6 (10.3) 6 (5.1) 0 0 0
1 +daaE 1 (2) 5 (8.6) 6 (5.1) 0 0 0
1 + 2 +daaE 0 1 (1.7) 1 (0.9) 0 0 0
2 +daaE 0 2 (3.5) 2 (1.8) 0 0 0
5 +daaE 0 2 (3.5) 2 (1.8) 0 0 0
Total 50 58 108 27 15 42

aP < 0.05 (cases x control).

Mansan-Almeida et al.

Mansan-Almeida et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-22

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