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Table 1 Features of study samples from children with diarrhea of unknown etiology

From: Dynamics of fecal microbial communities in children with diarrhea of unknown etiology and genomic analysis of associated Streptococcus lutetiensis

Patient information Clinical presentation Stool routine analysis
Patient and feces number Sampling date (after onset) Times of stool/day Characteristics of stool Temperature (°C) WBC* RBC* Occult blood
011-1 1 5 Watery Normal + ++ +
011-3 3 5 Loose     
011-4 5 2 Formed     
016-1 1 3-4 Bloody and mucoid 39.0°C ++ + +/−
016-3 3 3 Watery     
016-6 ** 12 2 Formed     
017-1 16 10 Watery Normal + ++ +/−
017-3 18 6 Watery     
017-5 20 6 Watery     
019-1 133 8-9 Bloody and mucoid Normal ++ ++ +
019-6 138 3 Loose     
019-7** 143 3 Loose     
021-1 33 6 Watery Normal + + -
021-4 35 5 Watery     
021-7 38 4-5 Loose     
023-1 20 6 Loose 38.7°C ++ - -
023-5 24 3 Formed     
023-6** 28 2-3 Formed     
033-1 5 5 Watery Normal - - -
033-3 7 2 Formed     
033-5 9 2 Formed     
035-1 1 5 Bloody and mucoid 38.3°C + ++ +
035-4 4 2-3 Formed     
035-6 ** 9 2-3 Formed     
036-1 7 6 Loose Normal ++ + +
036-2 8 3 Loose     
036-3 9 2 Loose     
  1. * +: 6–10/ high power field (HPF) ++: >10/HPF.
  2. **: Fecal samples collected at patient discharge from hospital.