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Table 2 Comparison of toxin genes among major agr types or ST types

From: Leukotoxin and pyrogenic toxin Superantigen gene backgrounds in bloodstream and wound Staphylococcus aureus isolates from eastern region of China

Toxin genes No. of isolates positive for the toxin gene (%)
Agr type ST type
agr I (n = 112) agr II (n = 38) agr III (n = 16) ST59 (n = 9) ST188 (n = 8) ST398 (n = 8) ST7 (n = 6) ST764 (n = 6) ST5 (n = 5) ST630 (n = 5)
lukED 86 (76.8) 35 (94.6) 15 (93.8) 6 (66.7) 8 (100.0) 0 6 (100.0) 6 (100.0) 5 (100.0) 3 (60.0)
lukM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
hlgCB 108 (96.4) 37 (97.4) 14 (87.5) 8 (88.9) 8 (100.0) 8 (100.0) 5 (83.3) 6 (100) 5 (100.0) 5 (100.0)
lukAB 81 (72.3) 29 (76.3) 8 (50.0) 5 (55.6) 6 (75.0) 2 (25.0) 4 (66.7) 5 (83.3) 4 (80.0) 5 (100.0)
pvl 12 (10.7) 0 1 (6.3) 3 (30.3) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 0 0 0 0
tst 4 (3.6) 5 (13.2) 1 (6.3) 0 1 (12.5) 0 0 1 (16.7) 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0)
sea 21 (18.8) 4 (10.5) 5 (31.3) 3 (30.3) 2 (25.0) 1 (12.5) 0 0 1 (20.0) 0
seb 30 (26.8) 17 (44.7) 1(6.3) 7 (77.8) 4 (50.0) 1 (12.5) 0 4 (66.7) 1 (20.0) 0
sec 8 (7.1) 9 (23.7) 5 (31.3) 0 0 0 0 0 5 (100.0) 0
sed 7 (6.3) 6 (15.8) 0 1 (11.1) 0 0 0 1 (16.7) 0 0
sej 12 (10.7) 6 (15.8) 1 (6.3) 0 2 (25.0) 2 (25.0) 0 1 (16.7) 0 0
see 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
seh 9 (8.0) 0 9 (56.3) 0 1 (12.5) 0 0 0 1 (20.0) 0
seg 28 (25.0) 27 (71.1) 5 (31.3) 0 2 (25.0) 1 (12.5) 2 (33.3) 6 (100) 3 (60.0) 0
sei 19 (17.0) 25 (65.8) 3 (18.8) 0 0 0 1 (16.7) 4 (66.7) 3 (60.0) 0
sem 22 (19.6) 24 (63.2) 0 0 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 1 (16.7) 5 (83.3) 4 (80.0) 0
sen 18 (16.1) 18 (47.4) 1 (6.3) 0 1 0 1(16.7) 4(66.7) 4(80.0) 0
seo 16 (14.3) 17 (44.7) 1 (6.3) 0 0 0 1(16.7) 4(66.7) 4(80.0) 0