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Table 3 Distribution of isolates with respect to age of participants

From: Etiologic profile and antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired urinary tract infection in two Cameroonian towns

Isolate Age-group
  < 20 (%) 20–39 (%) 40–59 (%) ≥ 60 (%) Total (%)
E. coli 4 (26.7)* 29 (35.8)* 5 (18.5) 5 (35.7)* 43 (31.4)
K. oxytoca 4 (26.7)* 17 (21) 11 (40.7)* 3 (21.4) 35 (25.5)
Staph. spp 4 (26.7)* 18 (22.2) 6 (22.2) 4 (28.6) 33 (24.1)
E. cloacae 1 (6.7) 4 (4.9) 1 (3.7) 1 (7.1) 7 (5.1)
Ps. aeruginosa 0** 3 (3.7) 2 (7.4) 1 (7.1) 6 (4.4)
P. vulgaris 0** 3 (3.7) 1 (3.7) 0** 4 (2.9)
S. marcescens 0** 2 (2.5) 1 (3.7) 0** 3 (2.2)
Strep. S pp 1 (6.7) 2 (2.5) 0** 0** 3 (2.2)
C. freundii 1 (6.7) 1 (1.2) 0** 0** 2 (1.5)
K. pneumoniae 0** 1 (1.2) 0** 0** 1 (0.7)
Total 15 (10.9) 81 (59.1) 27 (19.7) 14 (10.2) 137 (100)
  1. *Most prevalent pathogen in age group; **Pathogen not detected in age group.