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Table 3 Prevalence of E. coli pathotypes isolated from diarrheic calves in different ages and provinces

From: Characterization of Escherichia coli virulence genes, pathotypes and antibiotic resistance properties in diarrheic calves in Iran

Province Age (day) Non detected ETEC STEC NTEC No. pos. samples
Isfahan (246) 1-7 A* 36 42 10 - 88
8-14 14 6 18 1 39
15-21 a 1 3 23 2 29
22-30 a 1 2 14 4 21
Chaharmahal (182) 1-7 B 33 29 9 - 71
8-14 10 6 18 2 36
15-21 b 1 2 18 3 24
22-30 b 1 1 17 4 23
Fars (208) 1-7 C 38 37 7 - 82
8-14 D 21 5 10 - 36
15-21 c,d 1 4 17 1 23
22-30 c,d 2 1 12 1 16
Khozestan (188) 1-7 E 36 36 6 - 78
8-14 15 3 13 1 32
15-21 e 1 1 10 1 13
22-30 e - 1 16 2 19
Total (824) 1-7 F 143 144 32 - 319
8-14 60 20 59 4 143
15-21 f 4 10 68 7 89
  22-30 f 4 5 59 11 79
  1. *Similar capital and small letters in column have a significant differences about P < 0.05.
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