Table 2.

Isolation of three toxin-producing types of C. difficile strains from children and adults

SourceSubjectSymptomNo. (%) of the following toxin-producing types of C. difficile:Total no. of isolates
Toxin A+, toxin B+Toxin A−, toxin B+Toxin A−, toxin B−
Meitetsu HospitalChildSymptomatic30 (28.6)7 (6.7)68 (64.8)105
ChildAsymptomatic11 (24.4)3 (6.7)31 (68.9)45
TDRCaChildAsymptomatic2 (5.0)5 (12.5)33 (82.5)40
Nagoyashi-Koseiin GeriatricAdultSymptomatic3 (100)003
 HospitalAdultAsymptomatic26 (65.0)5 (12.5)9 (22.5)40
CDCAdultSymptomatic97 (97.0)03 (3.0)100
 Total16920144333
  • a TDRC, Tropical Disease Research Centre, Surabaya, Indonesia.