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Table 3 Frequency of vancomycin and aminoglycoside resistance genes in Enterococcus species

From: High incidence of virulence determinants, aminoglycoside and vancomycin resistance in enterococci isolated from hospitalized patients in Northwest Iran

Genes No. (%) of E. faecalis (n = 69) No. (%) of E. faecium (n = 10) No. (%) of Other species (n = 21) No. (%) of Total(n = 100)
aac(6′)-Ie-aph(2″)-Ia 10 (14.5) 1 (10) 4 (19) 15 (15)
aph(3′)-IIIa 46 (66.6) 7 (70) 14 (66.7) 67 (67)
ant(4′)-Ia 3 (4.3) 0 (0) 1 (4.7) 4 (4)
aph(2″)-Ic 6 (8.7) 0 (0) 2 (9.5) 8 (8)
aph(2″)-Ib 4 (5.8) 2 (20) 1 (4.7) 7 (7)
aph(2″)-Id 5 (7.2) 2 (20) 1 (4.7) 8 (8)
ant(3″)-III 50 (72.5) 9 (90) 19 (90.5) 78 (78)
ant(6′)-Ia 41 (59.4) 6 (60) 15 (71.4) 62 (62)
vanA 0 10 (100) 0 10 (10)
vanB 0 0 0 0
vanC 0 0 2 (9.5) 2 (2)