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Table 2 Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (MDRE) intestinal colonization in mothers and infants

From: Colonization with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among infants: an observational study in southern Sri Lanka

  Mother (%) Infant (%)
Enrollment (nmother = 199, ninfant = 199) 24 (12.1) 3 (1.5)
 ESBL E. coli 22 (91.7) 3 (100.0)
 ESBL K. pneumoniae 2 (8.3) 0 (0)
Reassessment (nmother = 148, ninfant = 151) 26 (17.6) 24 (15.9)
 ESBL E. coli 26 (100.0) 17 (70.8)
 ESBL K. pneumoniae 0 (0) 4 (16.7)
 CRE K. pneumoniae 0 (0) 4 (16.7)
Overall (nmother = 347, ninfant = 350) 50 (14.4) 27 (7.7)
 ESBL E. coli 48 (96.0) 20 (71.4)
 ESBL K. pneumoniae 2 (4.0) 4 (14.8)
 CRE K. pneumoniae 0 (0) 4 (14.8)
  1. Values are reported as frequency (proportion) of mothers or infants who were colonized by at least one isolate from a given category
  2. E. coli: Escherichia coli; K. pneumoniae: Klebsiella pneumoniae; ESBL: extended spectrum β-lactamase; CRE: carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae