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Table 5 Types of diarrhea among children positive for Salmonella and Shigella species infection attending Ambo public health facilities, 2014

From: Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella and Shigella species isolated from diarrheic children in Ambo town

Types of diarrheaTypes of isolate (n, %)Total (n, %)
Salmonella spp.Shigella spp.
Watery diarrhea1(0.4)1(0.4)002(0.8)
Bloody diarrhea01(0.4)1(0.4)02(0.8)
Mucoid diarrhea2(0.8)1(0.4)1(0.4)1(0.4)5(2.1)
Loose stool00000
Total3 (1.2)6 (2.5)9 (3.8)
  1. Key: Shigella flexneri (SF), Shigella boydii (SB), Shigella sonnei (SS) and (−) none