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Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

Research

Prevalence and Genetic Profiling of Virulence Determinants of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Cattle, Beef, and Humans, Calcutta, India

Asis Khan*, Shinji Yamasaki*†, Toshio Sato†, Thandavarayan Ramamurthy*, Amit Pal*, Simanti Datta*, Nandini Roy Chowdhury*, Suresh Chandra Das‡, Asim Sikdar‡, Teizo Tsukamoto§, Sujit Kumar Bhattacharya*, Yoshifumi Takeda¶, and Gopinath Balakrish Nair*#Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India; †Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; ‡Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Belgachia, Calcutta, India; §Osaka Prefectural Public Health Institute, Osaka, Japan; ¶National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; #International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Table 3

Age distribution of patients admitted to hospitals where stool samples were examined

Age (in years) Infectious Diseases Hospital (%) B. C. Roy Hospital for Children (%)
≤ 5 25.1 97.6
>5-15 10.1 2.4
>15-25 20.2 -
>25-35 18.0 -
>35-45 11.0 -
>45-55 7.6 -
>55 8.1 -

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