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Table 2 Enterotoxin gene detection within total ETEC population and ESBL-positive population

From: Extended-spectrum β-lactamase prevalence and virulence factor characterization of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli responsible for acute diarrhea in Nepal from 2001 to 2016

Enterotoxin(s) Total n = 265 (%) ESBL Positive n = 40 (%)
lt 132 (49.8) 23 (57.5)
sth 152 (57.3) 21 (52.5)
stp 73 (27.5) 13 (32.5)
Multiple 88 (33.2) 17 (42.5)
Combinations
lt only 44 (16.6) 6 (15)
sth only 82 (30.9) 6 (15)
stp only 51 (19.2) 11 (27.5)
lt/sth 66 (24.9) 15 (37.5)
lt/stp 18 (6.8) 2 (5)
lt/sth/stp 4 (1.5) 0