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Table 2 Occurrence of the enteropathogens in the stool samples of 283 children with diarrhea (cases) and of 60 children without diarrhea (controls) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

From: Bacterial and viral etiology of childhood diarrhea in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

   No. (%) of cases and controls  
Microbes Cases n = 283 Controls n = 60 p-value
Children with any pathogens 181(64) 5(8) p < 0.001
Bacteria 112(40) 5(8) p < 0.001
Diarrheagenic E. coli 67(24) 4(7) p = 0.005
 EAEC 34(12) 4(7) NS
 EPEC 22(8) 0(0) p = 0.025
 ETEC 10(4) 0(0) NS
 EIEC 1(0.4) 0(0) NS
 STEC 1(0.4) 0(0) NS
Salmonella spp 24(9) 1(2) NS
Shigella spp 16(6) 0(0) NS
Campylobacter spp 5(2) 0(0) NS
Virus 99(35) 1(2) p < 0.001
Rotavirus 85(30) 1(2) p < 0.001
Adenovirus 14(5) 0(0) NS
Co-infections 30(11) 1(2) p = 0.028
Bacteria-Bacteria 17(6) 0(0) NS
Virus-Virus 3(1) 0(0) NS
Bacteria-Virus 10(4) 1(2) NS
  1. Significant differences in the distribution between the two groups is indicated with the p-values. NS non-significant.