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Table 2 Rates of toxin and enzyme production by S. aureus, S. epidermidis and other coagulase-negative staphylococci strains isolated from 86 new episodes of peritonitis.

From: The role of virulence factors in the outcome of staphylococcal peritonitis in CAPD patients

  S. aureus S. epidermidis Other CoNS p
Toxins     
   SEA 4 (11.4) 1 (4.1) - (-) 0.15
   SEB 12 (34.3) - (-) 2 (7.4) 0.0006
   SEC 8 (22.8) - (-) 6 (22.2) 0.04*
   SED - (-) - (-) - (-) -
   TSST-1 12 (34.3) 1 (4.1) - (-) 0.0008
Enzymes     
   α-Hemolysin 17 (48.6) 8 (33.3) 8 (29.8) 0.26
   β-Hemolysin 29 (82.3) 6 (25) 7 (25.9) < 0.00001
   Lipase 34 (97.1) 4 (16.7) 5 (18.5) < 0.00001
   Lecithinase 34 (97.1) 2 (8.3) 6 (22.2) < 0.00001
   DNAse 34 (97.1) - (-) 4 (14.8) < 0.00001
   TNAse 34 (97.1) - (-) 4 (14.8) < 0.00001
  1. CoNS: coagulase-negative staphylococci; SEA, SEB, SEC, and SED: enterotoxins A, B, C and D, respectively; TSST-1: toxic shock syndrome toxin; * S. aureus vs. S. epidermidis and other CoNS vs. S. epidermidis.