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Table 1 DAEC strains possessing Afa/Dr genes detected among patients and controls

From: Diffusely adherent Escherichia colistrains isolated from children and adults constitute two different populations

Group Children Adults Total
  Diarrhea Control Diarrhea Control  
Number of subjects enrolled 127 127 143 119 516
Number of subjects harboring DAEC 21 (16.5%) 25 (19.6%) 27* (18.9%) 5* (4.2%) 78 (15.7%)
Number of DAEC strains isolated in each group 50 58 27 15 150
  1. *(P < 0.01).