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Table 2 Detection of diarrhoeagenic E. coli from 537 diarrhoeal children and 113 control children from Al-Adan and Al-Farwaniya hospitals, Kuwait

From: Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli are not a significant cause of diarrhoea in hospitalised children in Kuwait

  No (%) of infected children P value
Organism Diarrhoeal Control  
ETECa 10 (1.86) 0 (0.00) 0.22
EPECb 45 (8.38) 8 (7.08) 0.85
EIECc 12 (2.24) 0 (0.00) 0.24
EHECd 4 (0.75) 0 (0.00) 1.00
EAECe 14 (2.61) 0 (0.00) 0.15
  1. aEnterotoxigenic E. coli bEnteropathogenic E. coli
  2. cEnteroinvasive E. coli d Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli
  3. eEnteroaggregative E. coli