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Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006

Research

Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Infection and Prolonged Diarrhea in Children

Rang N. Nguyen*1, Louise S. Taylor*†, Marija Tauschek*†, and Roy M. Robins-Browne*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; †Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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Table 2

Frequency of diarrhea-associated pathogens detected during the course of this study

Pathogen 1st period (Mar 1–May 15),
n = 134 (%) 2nd period (May 16–Aug 31),
n = 169 (%)
Diarrheogenic Escherichia coli (all) 42 (31.3) Not done
Campylobacter spp. 12 (9.0) 20 (11.8)
Salmonella spp. 14 (10.4) 9 (5.3)
Adenovirus 14 (10.4) 13 (7.7)
Rotavirus 5 (3.7) 57 (33.7)
Giardia sp. 8 (6.0) 3 (1.8)
Cryptosporidium sp. 2 (1.5) 1 (0.6)
>1 pathogen 9 (6.7) 4 (2.4)
No pathogens identified 46 (34.3) 70 (41.4)

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1Present address: An Giang General Hospital, Long Xuyen City, An Giang, Vietnam.

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